Bradford College has named its new chief executive, who has years of experience running colleges under his belt.

Anthony Bravo, principal of Basingstoke College, is the new CEO of Bradford College Group and brings nearly 30 years of leadership experience with him.

His previous roles include principal of Crossways Academy and Director of Development (vice-principal) for City and Islington College for almost six years and five years respectively.

Commenting on his successful appointment, Mr Bravo said: “I will build on the strengths of the Bradford College Group and bring a level of vitality and visibility that will ensure that the group continues on its successful journey, ensuring enhanced economic and social impact in the region.”