AoC London Regional Committee

The AoC London Regional Committee guides and directs the work of the regional office. It is formed of principals and chairs, elected to the Committee by their peers. It meets three times a year (dates are below).


Gerry McDonald, Group Principal and CEO, New City College


John Bolt, Chair, West Thames College (Vice Chair)
Laraine Smith OBE, Principal, HCUC
David Blagbrough, Chair, Brooke House Sixth Form College
Dr Andrew Gower, Principal, Morley College
Robin Ghurbhurun, Principal, Richmond upon Thames College
Andrew Parkin, Principal, St Dominic's Catholic Sixth Form College
Ann Zinkin, Chair, Barnet and Southgate College
Maria Thompson, Principal, Havering College

Co-opted and Ex-Offico

Paul Butler, Chair, Waltham Forest College
Dr Caroline Allen, Principal, Orchard Hill College

Regional Committee dates for 2017/2018

Monday 17 October 2017, 3.00-5.00pm
Friday 23 February 2018, 3.00-5.00pm
Wednesday 23 May 2018, 3.00-5.00pm
All Regional Committee meetings are held at AoC Offices, 2-5 Stedham Place, London WC1A 1HU


If you have any questions about the committee, please email Shreya Desai, Area Officer.