Dick Palmer (Group Chief Executive Officer)

Dick was the Principal of City College Norwich from 2003 to 2012.  Previously he was Deputy Principal at Lewisham College, London. He has worked in education for almost 30 years, including in schools, Further Education, Higher Education and Teacher Training.  Dick was awarded Principal of the Year (2010) in recognition of his services to students, by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS). He is a Fellow of the IOD, a Fellow of the RSA, sits on the CBI Regional Council (East of England) and the Norwich Chamber Council. He is a member of the University of East Anglia’s Senate and holds a number of Directorships including Chairman of Gazelle Global Ltd and Interim Records. Dick is Group CEO for TEN, CEO of Norfolk Academies and Executive Chairman of Norfolk Educational Services.