The new principal and chief executive at Warwickshire College took up her post this week - and pledged to lead the college through “difficult times” in education.
Mariane Cavalli takes over from Ioan Morgan, where she will lead 25,000 students and 2,000 staff.
She previously held the post of principal and chief executive at Croydon College for nine years, where her achievements included where achievements included improving the college’s Ofsted rating.
Ms Cavalli said: “There are difficult times ahead for education but I am committed to making sure the college can continue to meet the changing needs of our society, whether that’s helping young people get the training they need for employment, adults who want to change careers or employers who want to upskill their staff to stay competitive.
“We will continue to provide high quality learning opportunities which enable people to improve their lives.”