Group Principal and CEO
Paul Hannan began lecturing in further education in 1985 after completing a BA (Hons) Degree in Public Administration and a PGCE in Business Studies. He joined Hadlow College in 2000 when he was appointed Associate Principal, then between 2002 and 2005 Paul was appointed the Acting Principal, finally in June 2005 Paul was appointed the Principal and Chief Executive of Hadlow College. Paul has successfully managed the College though a period of significant change culminating in a successful OFSTED Inspection in 2010 when the College was awarded a grade 1 (Outstanding) for all of its provision.
Paul was in the first group of Principals to successfully complete in 2004 the Senior Leadership Programme with the Centre of Excellence & Leadership. Paul is also an Executive Board member of Landex (Land-based Colleges Aspiring to Excellence), member of Greenwich University Principals' Strategic group, an Executive Board member of Lifelong Learning, Kent and Medway and also is a Governor of Hadlow Primary School.