Jo Underwood, Principal of ABDO College, has announced her retirement
Jo Underwood MSc BSc(Hons) FBDO (Hons) CL (Hons) SLD FEAOO SMC(Tech) PGCE, Principal of ABDO College, has announced her retirement. Jo has been in charge of the college since its inception in 2000 and will be retiring at the end of this academic year.
Sir Anthony Garrett CBE HonFBDO said:“ABDO College started with Jo, she has recruited all of that academic staff and seen the development of the College building from an empty shell to a fully equipped and high quality facility. Above all, Jo has ensured that the very highest standards of training are in place. Her contribution to the profession is beyond compare. Twenty years ago ABDO College was an aspiration, today it is recognised as a highly successful centre of excellence. Jo has led from the front and delivered a project beyond what seemed possible all those years ago. What an achievement.”
The search for a new principal will commence towards the end of February.
ABDO will be hosting a dedicated theatre at Optrafair 20/20 on 4-6 April. You can also find ABDO College in the University Village.