Yvonne has been Principal and CEO of Barking & Dagenham College, one of London's most successful colleges, since 2016.
Yvonne joined Barking & Dagenham College in 2015 as the Chief Operating Officer. In this role, she had overall responsibility for this national award winning College’s extensive curriculum offer, which provides technical and professional training to 12,500 students annually.
Barking & Dagenham College offers higher level technical and professional training, from entry to level 7 that prepares people for work or for university.
The College is one of the leading providers of intermediate, advanced and higher apprenticeship training in London, training around circa 800 apprentices of which approximately 380 are construction apprentices.
Yvonne takes an active role on various boards including the Creative and Cultural Skills Board, CEME Board, Care City Board, as well as acting as an advisor on the Pearson FE Reference Group.