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Rajinder Mann OBE

Rajinder joined the Governing Body in October 2009 and is Vice Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Search and Governance Committee. She is Executive Director of, the award winning Black Leadership Initiative, which has become the training and development service of the Network for Black Professionals (NBP).

Rajinder has over twenty five years experience in adult, youth and community education. She was Director of Community Education at Bilston Community College and then moved on to developing Lifelong Learning at the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. She has worked in policy development at NIACE, Birmingham City Council, Wolverhampton Borough Council and the Race Relations Council.

She holds a Master of Social Sciences Degree in Race and Education as well as a Bachelor of Education from Birmingham University. The area of expertise in her Masters provides her with the theoretical knowledge for understanding race equality issues particularly in education field.

She has served on numerous national committees including the Commission on 2020 Public Services and is currently the West Midlands Governor representative and serves on the AoC Governorsí Council.

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