Nigel Leigh


Nigel Leigh, is the Principal and Chief Executive of Stephenson College.

Nigel has been the Principal and Chief Executive of Stephenson College in Coalville, North West Leicestershire since the 1st October 2007. He has worked in colleges in Sunderland, Buxton, Birmingham and Nuneaton in senior roles in curriculum, quality, and human resources.

Nigel trained originally as a teacher and subsequently as a solicitor and has Masters' degrees from the University of Birmingham and the University of Central England. He is currently conducting research for a doctorate into the impact of skills competitions on quality improvement strategies for colleges of Further Education. Nigel is the East Midlands Regional Champion for World Skills.

Stephenson College have sponsored Stephenson Studio School, which opened 2011.