Laurel Penrose Laurel Penrose Principal & Chief Executive

Laurel Penrose

Principal & Chief Executive

Laurel joined Bath College in 2016 as Principal and Chief Executive.  As Chief Accounting Officer she will report directly to the Chair of Governors and has full executive responsibility for the strategic and operational leadership of the College. Laurel will split her time between the City Centre and Somer Valley campuses.

Rob Sibley

Vice Principal Curriculum Operations and Campus Director (City Centre Campus)

Rob is a senior post holder with strategic and operational oversight of the college’s curriculum. As Campus Director for the City Centre he is responsible for the day to day running of the campus.

Jayne Davis Jayne Davis Interim Vice Principal Quality and Students

Jayne Davis

Interim Vice Principal Quality and Students

Jayne is part of the Senior Leadership Group with strategic and operational oversight of quality assurance and improvement at the college. She is also responsible for the important aspects of student welfare, safeguarding and disciplinary.

Julian Tucker

Executive Director of Finance and Campus Director (Somer Valley Campus)

Julian is a senior post holder and has responsibility for the college’s financial performance, well-being and effectiveness. As well as providing strategic and operational oversight for finance he is also the senior leader with responsibility for Estates and Facilities. As Campus Director for Somer Valley he is responsible for the day to day running of the campus.

Barbara Owen Barbara Owen Director of Human Resources

Barbara Owen

Director of Human Resources

Barbara is the senior leader with responsibility for the strategic and operational aspects of human resources, staffing and staff development. As well as managing the Human Resources function and team she provides advice on staffing matters to the Principal. Barbara is based across both of the college’s campuses.

Karen Fraser

Director of Student Services and Marketing

Karen has a wide leadership brief which covers the non-teaching related customer facing aspects of the college’s work.  As the strategic leader with responsibility for student services she oversees admissions, information advice and guidance services, student participation and engagement and community learning programmes.  She also provides strategic leadership to the college’s marketing function. Karen is based at the City Centre campus.

David Grant David Grant Director of Information Services and Systems

David Grant

Director of Information Services and Systems

David’s senior leadership responsibility includes college funding and information services, funding returns to regulatory bodies and examination services.  David also provides strategic oversight of the college’s IT systems.  David is based at the Somer Valley campus.