Led a number of businesses for 36 years and has a passion to see young people prepared for the 21st century work place.
- Held posts in 3 multi academy trusts education since 2014
- Worked as Operations Director in one of the largest Multi Academy Trusts in England.
- Appointed Chief Operations Officer in a medium sized MAT in the East Midlands between 2020 and 2023.
- Recently became Chief Operations Officer in a growing Catholic Academy Trust in greater Manchester.
Has had many roles in Governance over the last 20years.
- Chair of Governors in a secondary school that progressed from Special measures to Outstanding.
- Chaired 2 Local Advisory Boards where the Schools moved from Requires improvement to Good.
- Served as a Trustee in a growing East of England Trust in 2011-12.
- Appointed Trustee to a Lancashire based Trust in 2019
- Became Chair and jointly led the merger of this Trust with the existing Methodist MAT in 2020 to form the Epworth Trust.
- Elected Chair of the Epworth Trust following a review of the growth strategy of this national Trust.
Keen to see young people provided with the best academic cultural and sporting opportunities as a right and not a privilege.