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Leadership team

These are the people responsible for the day to day running of Activate Learning.

Activate Learning is led by a well-established Group Executive Team, which enjoys both breadth and depth in professional and management experience, both within and outside of the education sector. This team are responsible for the strategic management of the Activate Learning group, and are supported by a strong Group Leadership Team, comprising Directors from across the business. 

Bernard Grenville-Jones

Group Executive Director

Cheri Ashby

Group Executive Director and Head of Surrey Colleges

Fiona Stilwell

Managing Director Activate Apprenticeships

Jon Adams

Group Executive Director – Faculties

Lee Nicholls

Deputy CEO Activate Learning

Paul Newman

Group Executive Director - Faculties

Sally Dicketts

Chief Executive Officer

Steve Ball

Chief Financial Officer