Dale Simpkins

Director of Estates, Facilities and IT

Dale has worked at City of Bristol college since 1993, initially starting as an IT Assistant in one of the College’s first study centres. During his time at the College he has worked in various roles within IT, becoming an IT Engineer, IT Team Leader, Network Engineer, Network Manager, and Head of ICT before his present role as Director. He is committed to providing the best possible experience for our learners.

Initially moving to Bristol in 1989 to study a degree in engineering, he settled in Bristol afterwards having grown to love the city and its people. Prior to joining the College, Dale worked for Blue Circle Cement at their manufacturing plant in Wiltshire, and designed the control systems used in their automated packing plant.

Dale remains passionate about engineering, and outside of work can be found working on various projects in the garage/shed with his friends or out walking. He also volunteers for his local Scout group and 4×4 Response group.