Meet the team

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Paula Kimmel

Fast Forward Manager

Paula is dedicated to helping businesses and individuals upskill and achieve their goals through professional and work based training. She has extensive experience across a wide range of qualifications as well as delivering bespoke projects such those funded by the European Social Fund. Paula has worked for us for 15 years and before moving into Fast Forward, was the Community Education Manager responsible for introducing leisure courses in to the College as well as working with a wide range of disadvantaged groups and individuals.

If you're interested in working with us, would like to consider a new and exciting area, or have specific training needs for either you or your team, call Paula.


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Nicky Sutton

Adult leisure course coordinator

Nicky looks after the Part Time Adult Leisure Course programme for the College, researching and coordinating courses and tutors to deliver fun, interesting and on trend sessions. The programme is extensive and includes Art & Design, Computing, Dance, Music, Photography to name a few.

Nicky worked for the College previously as an IT tutor and has returned after 10 years to work in an area which is closely associated with her own interests. If you have a specific skill and would like to deliver an Adult Leisure Course at the College, contact Nicky.


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Claire Williams

Senior administrator

Claire is the Senior Administrator for the Fast Forward Team predominately dealing with the professional taught courses to ensure their smooth delivery.

With a PA/Office Manager background she is always keen to take on a challenge and thrives when organising an event or taking on a new project.


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Jessica Redzikowska

Delivery team administrator

As an Administration Assistant, Jess provides admin support to all members of the Fast Forward team, helping to support the setup of Fast Forward Professional courses as well as Adult Leisure courses. Jess can offer advice and guidance about the courses that are offered by Fast Forward so if you see a course you’re interested in and would like to enrol, give Jess a call.