Governance & Nominations Committee

Introduction to Governance

Governance & Nominations Committee


Shaid Mahmood

Dr Shaid Mahmood - Chair of Governors

A former governor at local primary and high schools and with over 15 years' of governance experience in further education in Leeds, more recently as Chair of the Board since October 2014, Dr Shaid Mahmood has worked in a diverse range of senior roles in the business and public sectors.

Committed to making a positive difference to the lives of others, he has worked nationally and regionally, led the integration of public services and worked closely with the commercial and third sectors and with local politicians. Shaid is also a serving board member of a housing association and a senior officer at Leeds City Council.


Colin Booth

Colin Booth - Chief Executive & Principal

Prior to joining Leeds City College, Colin was Principal of Barnsley College for seven years where he steered the college to an Ofsted rating of outstanding.

He has worked in the further education sector for over 30 years; his background is as a teacher and manager in Skills for Life and provision for students with disabilities or learning difficulties.

He has also worked as a part-time inspector for Ofsted and the Adult Learning Inspectorate. Colin was awarded an OBE for services to further education in the Queen’s 2015 New Year Honours list.


Governance & Nominations Committee Terms of Reference

Minutes- July 2018

Minutes- March 2018

Terms of Reference