Governance

The Trust has a board of Directors who have overall responsibility for the Governance of its academies. It has set up local governing bodies at academy level which hold the Principal or Head Teacher to account for the educational performance of its students and oversees the financial performance.

Trust Members and Directors

Mrs E Cook, Member * – appointed by 24th January 2020
Mrs S England, Member * – appointed by 24th January 2020
Mr J Evans, Member – resigned 8th January 2021
Mr M Hall, Member – appointed on 19th December 2018
Mr C Martin, Member – appointed 24th January 2020

Mrs E Cook, Director * appointed by Members 2015
Mr R Castle, Director – appointed 31st March 2020
Mr D Coburn, Director – appointed by the members on 19th December 2017, resigned 9th June 2020
Mr K Craze, Director – appointed on 19th December 2018 by Members
Mrs H Dickens, Director – appointed 31st March 2020
Mr H Nash, Director – resigned 31.03.21
Mr A O’Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, Accounting Officer * – resigned 31.03.21
Mr D Parker, Director – appointed 31st March 2020
Prof D Richards, Director (parent) * – appointed by Board of Directors Feb 2016
Mr Martyn McCarthy – appointed September 2020
Mr Nigel Pressnell, Interim CEO, Accounting Officer
Mr R Wilkins, Director * – Chairman

Name Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest
Date of Appointment or Acquisition

Name Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest

Date of Appointment or Acquisition

Date of Cessation of Interest Date of Entry
Jo Ankers Marketing Consultancy New Forest Volleyball Consulting Service   Volleyball Club Marketing Marketing Manager May 2016 and Sept 2016   20.09.18
Elizabeth Cook Elizabeth Cook
(New Milton) Ltd.
Property rental Owner of flat June 1973   20.09.18
Keith Craze New Milton Town Council Parish Council Councillor May 2015   03.10.18
Roy Wilkins Ashley Civil Engineering Support Services Ltd Consultancy Director 23rd October 2012   20.09.18

* parents of past or present student

**Term of office is 4 years