Two New Members Appointed to Independent Higher Education Board

Two New Members Appointed to Independent Higher Education Board

Independent Higher Education (IHE) is pleased to confirm the appointment of two new members of the IHE Board.

Professor Robin Middlehurst, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at Kingston University London, joins us as an independent Board member and Chair of the Governance and Nominations Committee.

Robin is an educational leader in corporate and academic governance and leadership development. She has 25 years’ experience of working at director and senior management levels in national policy agencies and universities, and building effective relationships with senior government officials, stakeholders, clients and partners.



Colin Castelino, Finance Director at Le Cordon Bleu London, joins us as Honorary Treasurer and Chair of the Finance and Resources Committee.

Colin has been Finance Director at Le Cordon Bleu London since 2015 and is responsible for financial oversight of the School, as well as admissions and strategic relationships with partner institutions. Having graduated from the London School of Economics, he qualified as a Chartered accountant with Deloitte and has over 20 years’ experience as a Finance Director in the UK and Europe, particularly working for SME companies whether listed, privately owned or held by private equity investors.




For further information please contact:

Marie Clark, Director of External Relations, Independent Higher Education
Email:; Phone: 020 3929 3370

Independent Higher Education is the UK membership organisation and national representative body for independent providers of higher education, professional training and pathways.

  • On 29th April 2019