We're delighted to welcome two new members of staff who'll be join our Senior Management Team here at the College. 

Nina Valvi has joined us as our new head of business development and Alison Longden has been appointed as our new head of learning.

Nina joins us from National Museums Liverpool where she was the event sales manager, whilst Alison will take up her new role in July having spent over seven years at Northern College where she led the Teacher Education programme.

Excited to get started

We asked Nina and Alison what they had to say about joining us. Read their comments below.

Nina Valvi, our Head of Business Development

I am really excited to be joining The Co-operative College and I'm looking forward to working together with the team, members, partners and fellow co-ops towards a strong, bright and creative future.


Alison Longden, our Head of Learning

I’m really looking forward to joining everyone at The Co-operative College and excited to learn more about the amazing work taking place right across the team. I can't wait to hear more about the co-operative movement and help co-ops here in the UK and across the world achieve even more!


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