Simon Jones

CEO

Simon Jones joined Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust as CEO in February.  Simon has a wide range of experience, having worked in and with several Multi-Academy Trusts in the Midlands.

As CEO, Simon is the overall lead for all Academies within our Trust and will work closely with the DfE, The Regional Schools Commissioner, the Heads of Academy and the Directors to ensure the Trust vision is realised.

Simon Jones

CEO

Simon Jones joined Fairfax Multi-Academy Trust as CEO in February.  Simon has a wide range of experience, having worked in and with several Multi-Academy Trusts in the Midlands.

As CEO, Simon is the overall lead for all Academies within our Trust and will work closely with the DfE, The Regional Schools Commissioner, the Heads of Academy and the Directors to ensure the Trust vision is realised.

Mark Rhatigan

Director of Education

As Director of Education, Mark works across all sites within the Trust.  He is responsible for evaluating the quality of provision and standards in each Academy.

Mark Rhatigan

Director of Education

As Director of Education, Mark works across all sites within the Trust.  He is responsible for evaluating the quality of provision and standards in each Academy.

John Fitzgerald

Chief Operating Officer

As the Chief Operating Officer, John is responsible for overseeing all non-educational functions across the Trust including Estates, HR, IT and Finance. With an expertise in Finance, John oversees the Central Office and Academies budgets, ensuring compliance with the Financial Handbook and EFA regulations.

John Fitzgerald

Chief Operating Officer

As the Chief Operating Officer, John is responsible for overseeing all non-educational functions across the Trust including Estates, HR, IT and Finance. With an expertise in Finance, John oversees the Central Office and Academies budgets, ensuring compliance with the Financial Handbook and EFA regulations.

Danielle Billington

HR Director

Danielle joined the Central Office Team in September 2016 as HR Director.  Her wealth of experience has been paramount in developing and delivering people management strategies in order to support the Trusts overall strategic aims and objectives.

Danielle Billington

HR Director

Danielle joined the Central Office Team in September 2016 as HR Director.  Her wealth of experience has been paramount in developing and delivering people management strategies in order to support the Trusts overall strategic aims and objectives.

Robert Fitzgerald

Information and Systems Manager

Rob is the Information and Systems Manager & Data Protection Officer (DPO) of the Trust. His role involves providing business intelligence and educational information to a wide range of audiences, including the Board of Directors. He is also responsible for overseeing the data protection responsibilities of the Trust.

Robert Fitzgerald

Information and Systems Manager

Rob is the Information and Systems Manager & Data Protection Officer (DPO) of the Trust. His role involves providing business intelligence and educational information to a wide range of audiences, including the Board of Directors. He is also responsible for overseeing the data protection responsibilities of the Trust.

Simone Gannon

PA to the CEO

First and foremost, Simone provides support to Simon by managing his diary, coordinating all meetings, events and travel.  Communication is key to the role as it provides a link between the Central Office Team and all internal and external stakeholders.  Simone also plays a key role in managing the Trust Governance.

Simone Gannon

PA to the CEO

First and foremost, Simone provides support to Simon by managing his diary, coordinating all meetings, events and travel.  Communication is key to the role as it provides a link between the Central Office Team and all internal and external stakeholders.  Simone also plays a key role in managing the Trust Governance.

Keeley Clarke

Graphic Designer

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.  Her artwork ensures that the Trust’s ethos and vision is conveyed whilst continually maintaining and raising the profile of the Trust.

Keeley Clarke

Graphic Designer

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.  Her artwork ensures that the Trust’s ethos and vision is conveyed whilst continually maintaining and raising the profile of the Trust.

Andy Green

Trust Estate and Facilities Manager

Andy previously worked at Erdington Academy (formally known as Kingsbury School and Sports College) as Premises Manager.

Since being appointed as Trust Estate and Facilities Manager along with Brian Fox, his area of responsibilities within the Trust include H&S, Caretaking staff, Grounds Staff, and overseeing various contracts.

Andy Green

Trust Estate and Facilities Manager

Andy previously worked at Erdington Academy (formally known as Kingsbury School and Sports College) as Premises Manager.

Since being appointed as Trust Estate and Facilities Manager along with Brian Fox, his area of responsibilities within the Trust include H&S, Caretaking staff, Grounds Staff, and overseeing various contracts.

Brian Fox

Trust Estate and Facilities Manager

Prior to joining the Central Office Team, Brian was Premises Manager at Fairfax.

Since being appointed as Trust Estate and Facilities Manager his areas of responsibilities within the Trust include H&S, Caretaking staff, Grounds Staff, and overseeing various contracts.

Brian Fox

Trust Estate and Facilities Manager

Prior to joining the Central Office Team, Brian was Premises Manager at Fairfax.

Since being appointed as Trust Estate and Facilities Manager his areas of responsibilities within the Trust include H&S, Caretaking staff, Grounds Staff, and overseeing various contracts.