Our Board

Miranda Abraham

Miranda Abraham

Member
Miranda Abraham has over 20 years experience working in Investment Banking arranging large financings for FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 size companies. Read more
    Natasha-Pope

    Natasha Pope

    Member
    Natasha is a corporate lawyer whose career path has led her to diversify; as a result, she has become a passionate advocate for the quality of education... Read more
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      Matthew Emerson

      Trustee & Chair
      Matthew is a self-employed management consultant and business psychologist, working with small and medium sized organisations to ensure effective organisation and engagement of the people they employ. Read more
        Andrew Campbell

        Andrew Campbell

        Trustee
        Dr Andrew Campbell is Chief Executive of the Brooke Weston Trust. After holding a variety of senior leadership roles in high performing schools he was Principal of Corby Business Academy (CBA) from 2008-2011. Read more
          Chris Hilliard

          Chris Hilliard

          Trustee
          Chris began his career as a secondary school geography teacher in Essex. He was a secondary Headteacher in Peterborough. Read more

            Board Information

            Name Member or Trustee Appointment made by Appointment Date Date stepped down Business and pecuniary interests 2017/2018 % attendance whilst in office 2018/2019 % attendance whilst in office
            MEMBERS
            Miranda Abraham Member Members 14/09/2018   Employee of FCA
            Trustee of children’s charity Dreams Come True
            N/A N/A
            Matthew Emerson EX-officio Member/Chair of Board of Trustees EX-officio Member 11/05/2017   Employee and Director of Blackmore Four 89% N/A
            Natasha Pope Member Members 14/09/2018 None N/A N/A
            TRUSTEES
            Andrew Campbell Trustee Members 14/09/2018   CEO and Ex-officio Director of Brooke Weston Trust
            Member of NAHT
            N/A 100%
            Matthew Emerson Chair/EX-officio Member/Trustee Co-opted by Directors 11/05/2017   Employee and Director of Blackmore Four 89% 100%
            Chris Hilliard Trustee Members 14/09/2018   Director of Chris Hilliard Consulting Ltd
            Director of Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust
            Governor of Federation of Eileen Wade & Milton Ernest Primary School
            N/A 100%
            RESIGNATIONS IN PAST 12 MONTHS
            Sami Abouzahr Trustee Members 01/03/2016 14/09/2018 HSBC employee and shareholder 78% N/A
            Miranda Abraham Trustee Members 08/10/2015 14/09/2018 Employee of FCA
            Trustee of children’s charity Dreams Come True
            44% N/A
            Robin Imms Chair/EX-officio Member/Trustee Members 08/10/2015 14/09/2018 None 89% 100%
            Paul Lincoln Member Principal Sponsor 03/11/2016 14/09/2018 Trustee of Learning Pathways Trust N/A N/A
            Tim Nash Member Principal Sponsor 03/08/2012 14/09/2018 Governor of Samuel Ward Academy N/A N/A
            Lee Phillips Chair/Ex-officio Member/Trusee Members 08/10/2015 07/11/2017  Employee of EdisonLearning, related to employee of Colchester Borough Council and governor of Willow Brook Primary School 50% N/A
            Natasha Pope Trustee Members 30/09/2014 14/09/2018 None 78% N/A
            Allan Sigston Member Principal Sponsor 03/08/2012 04/10/2017   N/A N/A

            Finance and Audit Committee

            Name Role Appointment Date Date stepped down Business and pecuniary interests 2017/2018 % attendance whilst in office 2018/2019 % attendance whilst in office
            TRUSTEES
            Sami Abouzahr Trustee 01/03/2016 14/09/2018 HSBC employee and shareholder 66% N/A
            Miranda Abraham (Chair) Trustee 08/10/2015 14/09/2018 Employee of FCA
            Trustee of children’s charity Dreams Come True
            100% N/A
            Robin Imms Chair/EX-officio Member/Trustee 08/10/2015 14/09/2018 None 100% N/A
            Natasha Pope Trustee 30/09/2014 14/09/2018 None 50% N/A