Team

  • Michelle Jay Head of Finance
    Head Of Finance
    Michelle Jay
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    It takes a while before struggling musicians can become spendthrift Grammy-winners. Until then, there’s Michelle Jay, who oversees the college’s finances and advises students through their financial queries.
  • Helen Angove Head Of Learner Experience
    Head of Development & Partnerships
    Helen Angove
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    A performing arts educator with more than twenty years experience, Helen specialises in higher education and vocational training and her passion for music brought her to DIME.
  • Philip Marten Recruitment Manager
    Recruitment and Admissions Manager
    Philip Marten
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    Philip's passion for music was born when he was and has managed to make a successful career of it. He has recorded and toured the world with UK band, Turin Brakes. From 1999 till 2012, he performed alongside artists like Dido, Beth Orton, Sting, David Gray, Stereophonics, Travis, Doves, Franz Ferdinand, and Elbow.
  • Jess Hamlin Learner Experience Administrator
    Learner Experience Administrator
    Jess Hamlin
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    Jess is the mastermind behind the student experience for both DIME ONLINE and DIME DETROIT. Jess works with students by offering one-to-one pastoral support on assessment, exams, and progression.
  • James Ashbury Tech Support
    Tech Support
    James Ashbury
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    Who is James Ashbury, International Man of Mystery? Aside from his job as DIME ONLINE’s resident Canvas Expert and Tech Support-guru, James is a fully qualified musician who graduated with a first in his Professional Musicianship BA (hons) programme.