Kate Platts is currently Head of Financial Services at South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive. She will start at The Sheffield College on August 29th.
Kate has strong connections to the city. Her previous roles include being Head of Finance at Sheffield Hallam University.
Prior to that, Kate was Assistant Director of Financial Services and Operations at Sheffield Hallam University and Financial Controller of Sheffield International Venues.
She said: "I am really excited to be joining The Sheffield College and look forward to working with colleagues to deliver the next phase of the organisation’s strategy. I have always admired the work of the College and its success in transforming lives through learning, enabling students to achieve their potential and developing effective partnerships with employers.”
Paul Corcoran, Chief Executive, The Sheffield College, added: “I am delighted to welcome Kate to the College. Kate’s expertise from related sectors, combined with her knowledge of Sheffield, will help move us forward and build on our status as the largest provider of vocational education in the region. She will be leading an investment strategy that will improve our learners’ experience and at the same time deliver sustainable growth.”