Dawn Whitemore

Dawn WhitemoreAs Principal and CEO of SMT College Group, Dawn is a dynamic and strong leader with over twenty-five years operating at a senior level within both the further and higher education sectors. 

Dawn has worked at a senior level in colleges, universities and private businesses in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire which gives her great insight into the skills needs of the region. 

She has a track record in delivering significant business improvement through change management, winning hearts and minds of her team (she considers people to be a business' most important asset), resulting in sustainable financial turnarounds and quality improvement that is transformational for both students and staff.

She joined Brooksby Melton College in 2018 and took them through a successful merger with Stephenson College to create SMB Group on 1 February 2020.