Central Office Team

Andy Bird

ANDY BIRD

In the role of CEO, Andy is the overall lead for the academies and schools within the Trust.  Working closely with the DfE, Regional Schools Commissioner and the Head's of Academy, his specific focus is to ensure that the Trust's strategies are realised.

 

 

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CHRIS STEVENS

As Director of Education, Chris is responsible for evaluating the quality of provision and standards in each academy.  He also leads on professional development across the trust, working with staff, directors and associates.

 

 

Rob Fitzgerald

ROBERT FITZGERALD

Rob is the Information and Systems Manager.  His role involves developing clear processes and systems to manage, analyse and report on key performance information for a wide range of audiences, including the Board of Directors.

 

 

John Fitzgerald

JOHN FITZGERALD

As the Finance Director, John oversees the academies budgets and ensures compliance with the Financial Handbook and EFA regulations.

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DANIELLE BILLINGTON

Danielle joined the central office team in September 2016 as HR Director.  She brings with her a wealth of experience and will be focussing on developing and delivering people management strategies in order to support the Trusts overall strategic aims and objectives.

 

Simone Gannon

SIMONE GANNON

As PA to the CEO, Simone administers the day-to-day operations of the Trust, whilst supporting HR, financial and marketing tasks.  She also fulfils the role of Clerk at all Directors Meetings.

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KEELEY CLARKE

As Graphic Designer, Keeley is responsible for the production of high quality creative graphic art work/web content material for use throughout all of the academies, so as to convey the Trust’s ethos and vision and continually maintain and raise the profile of the Trust.