Meet the Team

Garry

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Garry Phillips
Chief Executive

Garry joined the College in 2014, and has worked tirelessly to change the focus of the College to meet the needs of a constantly changing education landscape, and become an important resource for the local communities we serve.
Driving up standards, launching new courses and provision, promoting the interests of West London residents and businesses is all part of his plan.

 Janet

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Janet Gardner
Principal, Hammersmith & Fulham College

Janet joined the College in 2015 and ensures that our curriculum offer and delivery is meeting the needs of our learners and our communities, aligning our courses to industry by working closely with employers. 
She ensures the college has high aspirations for all of our students and works with a host of managers and teachers to ensure that our learners are progressing into employment or further or higher study, have high quality teaching and learning and that our learners enjoy their experience with us.

 Urmila

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Urmila Rasan
Executive Director of Finance & Shared Services

Urmila joined the College in September 2015 . As Director of Finance and Shared Services, she oversees the College’s internal business decisions, ensuring systems and processes are optimised in the most cost efficient way through Finance, CIS, HR, IT and Estates. Urmila also leads the Procurement, Compliance, Finance & Risk team, working on the Hammersmith and Fulham Gateway Project which is the College’s largest and most ambitious project to date.

Ray

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Ray Shilling
Executive Director of Planning & Business Development

With over twenty years of business experience from both private training and FE sectors, Ray joined the team in 2016. As the Executive Director of Planning & Business Development he manages five College departments, ensuring the learners and employers receive the highest quality of service.
His specialist knowledge in apprenticeships and the apprenticeship levy has allowed him to develop and implement training solutions across multiple sectors and venues, evolving businesses and supporting learners into employment.