April 13, 2024

Jisc appoints new leader for FE and skills

Author: kate.edser@jisc.ac.uk
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To strengthen its offer to the further education sector, Jisc has appointed former chief executive and principal of Richmond upon Thames College, Robin Ghurbhurun, to join its executive leadership team. 

Robin Ghurburan

Robin, who is already familiar to Jisc as a former board member, starts on Monday 23 September as managing director of further education and skills.  

Reporting directly to the chief executive, Paul Feldman, Robin will focus on improving the portfolio for FE, with the aim of making UK colleges world leaders in the use of edtech in teaching and learning.  

CEO Paul Feldman says: 

“I’m very pleased that Robin has joined the team as our senior owner of the FE sector and his knowledge and experience will be invaluable in making a real difference to our members. We have been looking to bolster our team in this space and Robin’s appointment will do just that.”   

Robin says: 

“I am delighted to be joining one of the world’s leading edtech organisations.

My role will be to ensure Jisc supplies coordinated and responsive digital services to the FE and skills sector. The aim is to provide best-in-class solutions for connectivity, infrastructure, security, digital content and data analysis to power the digital experiences of today’s students and tomorrow’s colleges of the future.”   

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