Sam Parrett OBE
London & South East Education Group CEO and Executive Principal of London South East Colleges
Sam is the CEO of London & South East Education Group and the Executive Principal of London South East Colleges.
Sam was appointed Principal of Bromley College in 2010 and oversaw its first merger with Orpington College in 2011. This consisted of a major transformation to align the college’s curriculum and services to meet the needs of the local community. As a result, academic and financial performance improved dramatically - leading to Bromley College, under Sam’s leadership, being in prime position to head-up the country’s first three-way college merger in August 2016 with Bexley College and Greenwich Community College.
Sam is also the CEO of London South East Academies Trust which currently comprises of five schools across South East London, with ambitions to grow further over the coming years.
In addition Sam is also the Chair of Bexley-based Skills for Growth – a charity that helps young people to progress into or within employment, focusing particularly on those individuals with low prior attainment levels, those that are not engaged in education employment or training (NEET), young offenders and those leaving care.
Group Chief Financial Officer
Group Executive Director Academic Performance, Standards and Customer Experience
Chief Operating Officer Colleges
Group Executive Director Strategy, Communications and Organisational Development
Group Executive Director Corporate Services
Group Executive Director Apprenticeships
Raj joined London South Colleges Group in 2018 having previously worked as Managing Director and Vice Principal within a large college group in London, he has worked in the FE/public and private training sectors. As a senior executive in the skills arena for over 15 years Raj has significant experience in developing new business streams including apprenticeships, international, employability and implementing major change and reforms. Raj has led on developing tender bidding capability and winning large employer contacts through team development, employer engagement and stakeholder partnership working.
Vice Principal London South east Colleges South
Vice Principal London South East Colleges East
Dean of HE