Hello from the Titan Team

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Carolyn Chapman-Lees
Chief Executive Officer

Carolyn is the Chief Executive of the Titan Partnership and oversees all strategic and operational activity of the organisation. Carolyn work closely with key stakeholders and employers across Birmingham developing strategic partnerships and also delivers on the Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme.


Claire Mitchell-White
Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Director

Claire is responsible for the strategic development and management of our ITT courses. Working closely with all trainees and staff in schools Claire ensures that they are well supported and also have access to the wide range of unique CPD opportunities provided by Titan. Claire is the strategic lead for all communication with Birmingham City University, the accrediting body for the Titan ITT programmes.

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Shazia Hussain
Finance and Operations Manager

Shazia is responsible for managing Titan’s day-to-day business operations including the finance and HR functions. Shazia provides financial support and guidance across all of Titan’s projects and is also responsible for the payroll service provided by Titan.

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Sarah Payne
Relationship Manager

As Relationship Manager, Sarah is the first point of contact at Titan and responsible for developing, maintaining and growing relationships with our current members and partners whilst also seeking to develop relationships with new members and partners.


Ross Anderson
Initial Teacher Training (ITT) and CPD Manager

Ross manages the Titan ITT programmes on a day-to-day basis and is the key point of contact for all schools involved in the programmes. He works closely with the trainees and delivers many of the additional elements of the programmes. Ross also develops, manages and delivers the Titan CPD Programme, including the new NQT offer.

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Sean Bates
Marketing Coordinator/ITT Coordinator

Sean is Titan’s Marketing Coordinator, managing all marketing and communications activity on behalf of the organisation. He is also responsible for the day-to-day running of all of our ITT courses and is the main point of contact for trainees, ensuring they are kept up-to-date with course developments and important information.


Mark Hill
Projects Coordinator

Mark oversees the co-ordination of funded projects and Erasmus activities at Titan. Working closely with partners from across Europe, Mark is responsible for ensuring our members have the opportunity to participate in these projects along with their smooth running.


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Kim Newman
Skills, Enterprise, Employability & Careers Manager

Kim is responsible for managing a wide range of skills, employability and careers events and activities for the network. Working closely with careers staff across the network Kim helps to create opportunities for students that will inspire and help raise aspirations as to their future education and employment options.

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Pat Day
North West Network Sharing Panel Co-Ordinator

Pat manages and co-ordinates the referral process for the North West Network Sharing Panel and provides support at all panel meetings. Working closely with schools across the network, Pat is instrumental in helping young people and schools to minimise permanent exclusions.

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Zoe Meikle
ITT and Finance Administrator

Zoe manages all applications onto our ITT courses and assists with all administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of these programmes. Zoe also assists with general administration duties and finance across Titan.


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Minal Gohel
Funded Projects and Finance Administrator

Minal is a key member of the Titan team. She provides administration support to Funded Projects as well as keeping a close eye on finance across the organisation ensuring all processes are correctly applied across the business.

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