Verna joined Central in 2013 and is currently responsible for widening access into higher education, and income generating projects including the short courses and business portfolios.
Verna has worked in higher education since 2001, formerly at the University of Greenwich, where she was responsible for leading on multiple projects for widening access. Prior to working in higher education, Verna held a variety of management roles in the corporate sector. Both areas of expertise are combined in her role at Central.
Verna has an MA in English: Literary London and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.