Member of Employment & Business Policy Committee and Investment Panel
Appointed August 2013
Katie spent her childhood in Devon but met her Cornish husband in London, where she was working as a corporate finance solicitor in the City. She continued with this career when she moved to Cornwall, specialising in renewable energy, and working on projects across the whole of the UK. In 2011, Katie left private practice to join the family business, The Nare Hotel Company Limited, as a director. She is responsible for business and financial planning and, of course, legal issues. She and her husband have two daughters. She is Vice-Chair of Cornwall Historic Churches Trust.
Safeguarding Lead Governor
Member of Employment & Business Policy Committee, Audit Committee, Teaching, Learning & Assessment Committee and Chair of Remuneration Committee
Appointed October 2012
Linda graduated in law from the University of Nottingham and has since lectured on numerous academic and professional law courses. She joined Truro College on opening in 1993 with responsibility for the Law Team's delivery of various full and part time law courses. In 2004 she received a teaching fellowship award from Plymouth University to undertake a review of development and delivery of foundation degrees in partner colleges. She retired from lecturing in 2008 but retains educational and legal interests. Linda is also the safeguarding lead governor at the College and acts as the link between the governing body and the designated officer.
Member of Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee
Appointed September 2020
Roland returned to work at the college 5 years after he left as a student. He currently works for the Learning Services (Support and Transition) Team and enjoys supporting students across all programmes of study. He is excited to take on the role of staff governor and hopes that he does his colleagues across the college the justice they deserve! In his spare time, Roland enjoys all things creative and theatrical; he is currently the Honorary Secretary for Redruth Amateur Operatic Society Trust.
Member of the Finance & Generall Purposes Committee
Appointed November 2016
Peter qualified at King's College Hospital and underwent postgraduate training in surgery and gynaecology in London. He was appointed as a Consultant at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in 1985 until 2007 and then at the Bodmin NHS Treatment Centre where he was the Medical Director. He then retired from Clinical Practice in April 2017. He held an active role in medical education for undergraduates and postgraduates, as well as Examiner for the Bristol Medical School and a Senior Examiner for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for over twelve years. Having provided care in the far West of Cornwall for many years he developed a love and appreciation for Cornish art and ceramics.
Member of the Finance & General Purposes Commitee
Appointed August 2017
David qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon from the Royal Veterinary College London in 1975 and is currently employed as the Veterinary Head of Field Delivery (VHFD), Western England for the Animal and Plant Health Agency. David was a partner in mixed veterinary practice in Cornwall before working for the Government. He worked in various managerial, leadership and operational roles throughout England and Wales, implementing State Veterinary Medicine, animal health and welfare. This involved agreeing Veterinary Policy both National and European. David has experience in quality assurance, project management and implementing change programmes as well as carrying out inspection visits to third world countries who export animal products to the UK. David is Lead VHFD for training and capability in the Agency.
Chair of the Corporation
Chair of Employment & Business Policy Committee, Member of Remuneration Committee and Search & Governance Committee
Appointed September 2003
Bob was a town planner before changing career and training in social work. He was worked in the probation service, in prison and the community, both locally in Cornwall and in Bristol. Prior to retirement in 2013 he was the manager of the Drug and Alcohol Action Team for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, commissioning and coordinating drug and alcohol services. He is currently a Director of White Gold Cornwall, a community interest company that works with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people.
(Student Governor Truro)
Vice-Chair of the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee and Member of the Audit Committee
Appointed August 2014
Sarah is a conference and events consultant with over 25 years experience in the business communications/corporate events industry. Sarah has a diverse range of interests and is currently a trustee of Concerts Penzance and a member of the Camborne Show Executive Committee. She has two children who both completed the IB programme at the College in 2013 and 2017 respectively.
Vice-Chair of the Corporation
Chair of the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee, member of Remuneration Committee and Search & Governance Committee
Appointed January 2007
Lizzie gained a PhD in biophysics at Imperial before taking up roles in the Cabinet Office and Treasury. She later joined BT where her jobs included general manager for the Home Counties and Regional Director for the SW. She has since qualified as a counsellor and works in private practice and the voluntary sector.
Vice-Chair of Employment & Business Policy Committee and Vice-Chair of Audit Committee
Appointed March 2006
Daphne Skinnard is the Assistant Editor at BBC Radio Cornwall; she's the link between the community and it's radio station, managing outside broadcasts, events and partnerships with local organisations. She also runs BBC Radio Cornwall's highly successful charitable appeals. She enjoys being involved in many aspects of Cornish life and is a Trustee for the Cornwall Community Foundation, a board member of Kneehigh Theatre and is Country Patron of Cancer Research UK. She was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for Cornwall in 2012.
(Student Governor Penwith)
Chair of the Finance & General Purposes Comittee and Chair of the Investment Panel
Appointed August 2016
Allister is Chief Executive of Coastline Housing, an independent, not-for-profit housing association with over 4,300 homes in Cornwall. He qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London and his previous roles including Assistant Director of Finance at the Peabody Trust (specialising in new projects and corporate finance), Director of Finance & Resources at Tree Aid (an African development charity) and Finance Director at Bristol Community Housing Foundation.