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College frontage taken July 2015

Ofsted April 2013: "Outstanding leadership and management."

Meet our Governors

Steering Barking & Dagenham College to meet the future education and skills needs of the local community and businesses.

Praised by Ofsted (April 2013) for providing "Outstanding leadership and management", the Governors of Barking & Dagenham College are drawn from a variety of backgrounds.

As at October 2017 our Governors are:


Mark Farrar                  

Mark Farrar, Chair of Governors   
Chief Executive, AAT


Elaine James small image                    

Elaine James MA,
Chief Executive at DABD (UK


Mark Bass small image

Mark Bass, Vice-Chair
Site Leader, 


Cllr Evelyn Carpenter small for website Councillor Evelyn Carpenter


Sue Southwood               

Sue Southwood
Programme Manager
Education and Training Foundation


Doug Trengove staff governor                             

Douglas Trengove
Staff Governor 
Coordinator for Foundation Support 


Stuart Fraser
Stuart Fraser


Sarkis Mazmanian               

Sarkis Mazmanion
Vice President, Deutsche Bank