Tony Edwards, Chair
Tony was appointed to the Board in April 1997. He is the current Chairman of the Board and he has in the past been the Chair of all the Committees of the Corporation.
Tony presents the Derwentside College Achievement Awards, and has been active in a range of external committees involved with the strategic development of Further Education.
Tony was the Managing Director of ALTO Television Productions Limited and was involved in the making of programmes for broadcast, corporate, education and training for over thirty years.
For a number of years Tony was the Festival Director of the Royal Television Society Young People’s Media Festival.
Tony is a Member of the Institute of Learning and a holder of a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning.
Tony is married and lives in Ebchester. He enjoys travelling, cinema, television and reading.