AoC Annual Conference & Exhibition
Dr Alison Birkinshaw is President of the Association of Colleges, an ambassador for the organisation and the sector, helping drive AoC’s policy formation and maintaining the profile of further education with ministers and external partners.
Alison became Principal and Chief Executive of York College in January 2008, having previously been Principal at Nelson and Colne College. Prior to that, she was Deputy Principal at another Lancashire College, Runshaw. She began in FE in 1984 as Music Lecturer at Nelson and Colne College.