The GOC has announced that Dr Subo Shanmuganathan has joined as interim director of education.

Shanmuganathan’s previous roles include director of education, policy and research at the chartered institute of arbitrators and director of skills development at Relate UK.

Lesley Longstone, GOC interim chief executive and registrar, said: ‘I am pleased to welcome Subo to our team and I am confident that she will bring the experience and expertise we need to continue our work in modernising optical education through our Education Strategic Review and CET Review.’