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Principal and Chief Executive

Sam Wright joined Selby College as interim Principal & Chief Executive on 1st January 2022 and will become the Principal & Chief Executive permanently when Selby College merges with Wakefield College, which is due to take place on 1st March 2022.

Sam has worked in Further Education for 28 years and has been Principal & CEO at Wakefield College since February 2011. She started her career in Further Education as a lecturer and then worked as a middle and senior manager, with a focus on curriculum and quality.

She is inspired by the opportunity to improve lives and help individuals to achieve their potential through learning. Sam is also committed to further developing excellent relationships with key partners and employers to inform curriculum development and delivery.