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Solent Academies Trust

Barry Hicks - Member


Graduated 1972 Bsc Hons (external London) Sociology

Current employment where relevant:


Professional experience including organisations you have played a part in

Taught in Secondary education 1972 to 1987 taking 1973/74 to complete

PGCE (Lancaster University) at Edge Hill for secondary and FE.

In 1987 promoted to senior management position to the newly created

St. Vincent College in Gosport where subsequently promote to Vice Principal.

1998 became Principal of Regent College in Leicester.

In 2002 took up position of Principal of Itchen College, Southampton

until retirement in 2016.

During this time Barry was Chair of the Association of South East Colleges.

Barry was also active in the development and growth of the Itchen International