Trust Board and Committees
Trust Board and Committees
Downloads related to Trust Board and Committees:
- Meeting Schedule 23-24
- Members Membership and Terms of Reference 23-24
- Members Role Description 23-24
- Trustee Membership and Terms of Reference 23-24
- Trustee Role Description 23-24
- Terms of Office and Pecuniary Interest 23-24
- Terms of Reference for Standards Committee 23-24
- Terms of Reference for Finance and Audit Committee 23-24
- Attendance Record 22-23
- LGB Terms of Reference 23-24
- LGB Code of Conduct 23-24
Meet our Team:
Nigel has over 30 years’ experience in the retail sector and held posts as a key board member in Blue Chip, SME and Start-Up businesses. He has also held several Interim positions focused on business turnaround. Key areas of expertise are Marketing, e-commerce, Commercial and Leadership.
He has previously been a Trustee at Sale Grammar School Academy Trust and more recently trained as a vaccinator for the NHS.
Sue is currently the CEO of a rapidly expanding business, Connect Solutions Group after spending 15 years working within mainstream secondary schools, holding a variety of management positions which involved working in curriculum development and providing for students with additional needs. Sue has since gained the Qualified Teacher of the Visually Impaired (QTVI) qualification and still spends time working with young people who have visual impairment.
Sue is very proud of the business and the way that it has made a difference to many lives, either directly or indirectly through our partnerships. Recently she has enjoyed being involved in the development of assistive technology to promote independent learning within schools at a national level.
Following a few years in the banking industry Janet became a partner in an Agricultural Contracting business with responsibilities for finance, invoicing and general management.
Janet has been a school governor for many years with experience at both primary and secondary levels, taking on the role of Chair in both sectors and spent 12 years as Chair of the Brine Multi Academy Trust. She is particularly interested in outcomes for all young people and the financial aspects of management in the education sector.
Outside of education she plays bridge being Chair of one club and treasurer of another, she also enjoy reading, dancing and pilates.
Carl has 22 years’ experience of teaching and learning in six diverse school settings. Carl has previously worked internationally, in large urban cities, as well as rural settings and is currently the headteacher of a Cheshire East primary school. In addition to Carl’s school-based roles, he is also an accredited local leader of education, a headteacher advocate for the National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics and sits on the strategic board of initial teacher training at Staffordshire University. Most recently, Carl has been asked to join STEM Learning’s Education Leaders Advisory Group
Rupert has over 35 years commercial experience spanning retail, financial & banking services and the payments industry. Whilst currently serving as Chief Operating Officer responsible for strategic growth, overall customer service delivery & operations, technology development & service delivery, product development and innovation of a payments business with Card Turnover in excess of £10Bn Rupert has also built or grown then sold 5 technology-based businesses within the commercial sector.
Outside of his commercial focus Rupert started as Local Governor for one of the MATs Primary schools as Finance Chair and has been a Trustee for Alsager, latterly Cornovii since 2021.
Barrie is a Chartered Surveyor with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry, mostly in the local government sector, managing capital/revenue maintenance projects and building compliance. Areas of expertise include strategic planning, financial planning, project management and governance.
Barrie has been a governor of a local primary school for over 20 years and currently holds the position of chair of governors.
Andy is a former Secondary School Headteacher with 33 years teaching experience in 5 Cheshire High Schools. 20 years in Senior Leadership including 12 years as Headteacher and 2 years as Executive Headteacher. A former Chair of the Cheshire Association of Secondary Headteachers (CASH) and for 8 Years Chair of a large Education Improvement Partnership.
Working as an Independent Education Consultant and a qualified School Improvement Partner Andy has advised Governing Bodies on Headteacher performance, conducted reviews of post 16 provision and worked for a university tutoring in-service post graduate students during their final year MEd research projects.
Andy is a former Member and Trustee of BMAT and has over 18 years board experience in both primary and secondary schools.
Paul has 24 years’ experience of teaching in a wide range of schools across the North west and Midlands. With over 20 years in a variety of specialist education provisions, Paul is a highly motivated school leader with over 16 years’ successful senior leadership experience. He has a proven track record of raising standards, maximising outcomes for students and driving rapid and sustainable whole school improvement. Since 2000, Paul has been involved as a senior leader in different specialist schools catering for the needs of a wide range of autistic students and worked to maximise opportunities for those students. Before joining The National Autistic Society Paul worked as a Specialist School consultant working with a range of organisations to ensure all students in the various education settings were able to achieve their very best. Paul is passionate about the school’s adventure learning curriculum, given his experiences in the outdoors and leading a number of school trips to both UK and European based residential centres.
Ellen is a serving Headteacher at Sandbach High School and sixth form College having been a teacher and Senior Leader at another Cheshire Secondary school prior to that for 14 years. Prior to that she worked in a large secondary school in Walsall. She is also an OFSTED Inspector with specialism in Behaviour, Safeguarding, Attendance, Reading and English.
She is a mum to two teenage boys and a keen runner.