About us Our people and team Trustees Yiannis Koursis As deputy Yiannis also strategic lead for reputation, marketing and student recruitment, commercial and project income streams for Barnsley College including supporting the growth of apprenticeships. An experienced senior executive with a large portfolio of responsibility, Yiannis has held Senior Management positions since 1997, firstly in the private sector and latterly in the education sector. Yiannis has excellent financial/resource management skills and has led various teams and functions providing him with the ability to understand business needs and to manage conflicting priorities/projects. In addition, Yiannis brings significant influencing, communication and collaboration skills, and vast experience of leading teams and whole departments to achieve best outcomes for disengaged and disadvantaged learners. This is true at both a strategic and grass roots level. Yiannis is extremely passionate and committed to encouraging and supporting others to reach their potential.