Samuel Lister was one of the City’s most influential historical figures. Through the invention of the Lister Nip Comb, Lister revolutionised the textile industry. He employed thousands throughout Bradford and the surrounding area and helped to transform the area from a small, rural town into the famous city it is today.
Dwayne Saxton is the Interim Executive Principal of Samuel Lister Academy, which is part of Bradford College Education Trust. Andy Welsh is the Chair of the Interim Executive Board of Governors at the Academy, and the chair of the multi-academy trust is Richard Wightman. For Bradford College Education Trust enquiries, please see the Contact Us section.