Our Board

Carly Waterman

Chair of Trustees
A teacher of English since 1999 and an experienced school leader, Carly has expertise in many areas... 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

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

        Bal Aujla

        Trustee
        Business and Technology Transformation Change Specialist. Bal has spent the last 20 years in senior positions across both private and public sectors with a variety of ... 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
          TRUSTEES
          Andrew Campbell Trustee Members 14/09/2018   CEO and Ex-officio Director of Brooke Weston Trust
          Member of NAHT
          N/A 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%
          Bal Aujla Trustee Members 10/07/2020   Employee of a global Financial Investment organisation N/A N/A
          Carly Waterman Chair of the Board of Trustees Members 26/01/2019   Principal of Lodge Park Academy
          Regional leader for #WomenEd
          Associate Tutor for Leeds Beckett University
          Co-founder of Educating Northants
          N/A 75%
          RESIGNATIONS IN PAST 12 MONTHS
          Phil-Harris-Bridge Trustee Members 14/12/2018 01/06/2020 Chair of Governing Board of Castle View Academy
          Non Executive Director of Brooke Weston Trust
          Director of Oysterjam Limited
          Non Executive Director of Electrcomponents Pensions Trust
          N/A N/A
          Matthew Emerson EX-officio Member/Chair of Board of Trustees EX-officio Member 11/05/2017 14/12/2018 Employee and Director of Blackmore Four 89% N/A
          Sami Abouzahr Trustee Members 01/03/2016 14/09/2018 HSBC employee and shareholder 78% N/A
          Miranda Abraham Trustee Members 08/10/2015 31/08/2019 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 31/08/2019 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