Sir Frank McLoughlin CBE

Sir Frank McLoughlin CBE

Associate Fellow


Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Frank is one of the leading voices in the further education and skills sector.

For 14 years, until 2016, Frank was the CEO/Principal of City and Islington College – one of the highest performing colleges in the country, and the first to be twice awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education.

He has advised on policy development at a local, regional and national level, and was Chair of the highly influential Commission on Adult Vocational Teaching and Learning, whose report continues to shape the future of technical education and training.

Frank is an associate director of the Education and Training Foundation, on which he leads (with Saïd Business School) the co-design and co-delivery of a new strategic development programme for college CEOs. Frank also works as a special adviser/executive coach to a small portfolio of college CEOs.

Frank is a trustee of the Royal Anniversary Trust and a member of the Advisory Board of the Education Endowment Foundation. He is an honorary fellow of University College London and City University and a companion of the Chartered Management Institute. Frank was awarded a CBE in 2009 and a Knighthood in 2015.


At Saïd Business School, Frank teaches on the Further Education Strategic Leadership Programme.