Albert Pienaar has been appointed as the new Head of Penryn College, effective
Pienaar has been the Deputy Head of Scholar Affairs at Penryn for the past 4 years, having
joined the Penryn family from Uplands College. In these 4 years, Albert has made a
fundamental difference in the Pastoral care that Penryn offers our College scholars.
Since January, Albert assumed the mantle of Acting Head of the College, while still overseeing
the Scholar Affairs portfolio, and has acquitted himself extremely well. Throughout the
recruitment process, it was very clear that Albert is a man of exceptional integrity, and a strong leader who has genuine people skills. He is a strong family man, whose values are in synergy with those of Penryn.