Attracting and retaining highly-skilled, passionate and innovative staff has been a hallmark of ÁñÁ«ÊÓÆµ’s history…and it’s a tradition we proudly continue.
Today our courses are taught by tutors who are active practitioners in their fields, bringing expertise and innovation to their work. Many also lecture at universities so apply the latest academic thinking to their teaching at ÁñÁ«ÊÓÆµ.
A prestigious history
Over the years the College has boasted staff with outstanding reputations:
- Composer Gustav Holst was Director of Music at ÁñÁ«ÊÓÆµ from 1907
- In 1940, Sir Michael Tippett became Director of Music
- Friend of Holst, composer Ralph Vaughan Williams also taught at ÁñÁ«ÊÓÆµ
- Artist Maggi Hambling is currently both a tutor and patron of the ÁñÁ«ÊÓÆµ Gallery
Other high profile figures associated with the College have included writer Virginia Woolf and artist Edward Bawden, who painted the murals in the Refectory based on The Canterbury Tales.
Supporting ÁñÁ«ÊÓÆµ’s teaching staff are highly skilled and experienced student support staff, professional services staff, a management group and a governing body, ensuring an outstanding service is offered to our students at all levels.
Senior Leadership Team
|Chief Executive and Principal||Dr. Andrew Gower|
|Chief Planning and Data Officer||Jon Cole|
|Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer||Matthew Cunningham|
|Vice Principal (Student Engagement) and Centre Principal (North Kensington Centre for Skills)||Craig Hanlon-Smith|
|Vice Principal (Curriculum Impact) and Centre Principal (Waterloo Centre for Adult Education)||Bushra Iqbal (profile to follow)|
|Chief People Officer||Alison McNamara|
|Chief Finance Officer||Ralph Moran|
|Vice Principal (Innovation, Quality and Performance) and Centre Principal (Chelsea Centre for Creative Industries)||Matias Shortcook|