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Board of Trustee Information

Attain Academy Partnership is governed by the Members and the Board of Trustees as follows:


Name Date of Appointment Date Stepped Down
Mr Graeme Atkinson 5th July 2012  
Ms Sue Clarke 20th September 2021  
Mr Gareth Crossley 20th September 2021  
Mr Bruce Doy 1st December 2014  
Mrs Denise Manson 25th May 2017  
Members that have stepped down in the last 12 months:

Trustee Information:

Name Appointed By Date of Appointment Date of Expiry Date Stepped Down Role
Committee Membership
Mr Stephen Beeson Members 16/10/2019 15/10/2023  
Chair of Finance, Risk, Audit & Premises Committee
Member of HR Committee
Mr Dan Bonner Members 15/09/2022 14/09/2026    

Mr Steven Button


16/10/2019 15/10/2023   Member of HR Committee
Mr Bruce Doy Members 05/07/2020 04/07/2023  
Chair of Trust Board
Member of Finance, Risk, Audit and Premises Committee
Member of Standards Committee
Member of HR Committee
Health & Safety Lead
Mrs Susannah Edom-Baker


Ex-Officio by virtue of office

01/08/2012 N/A   Chief Executive Officer
Miss Jenni Gallop Members 01/ 05/2019 30/04/2023  
Member of Finance, Risk, Audit and Premises Committee
VIce CHair of HR Committee
Mrs Claire Jaques Members 15/09/2022 14/09/2026    
Mrs Melanie Knight Members 01/04/2020 31/03/2024   Chair of HR Committee
Mrs Jan Marshall Members 17/10/2018 16/10/2022  
Vice Chair of Standards Committee   
Member of Finance, Risk, Audit and Premises Committee
Safeguarding and Attendance Lead    SEND Lead            
Mr Matt Savage Members 01/09/2020 31/08/2024   Member of Standards Committee
Mr Allan Sigston Members 17/10/2018 16/10/2022  
Vice-chair of Trust Board                 
Member of Standards Committee                
Mrs Susan Sigston Members 17/10/2018 16/10/2022  
Chair of Standards Committee
Mrs Fiona Willett Members 15/09/2022 14/09/2026    
Ms Caroline Wilson Co-opted by Trustees 12/09/2022 11/09/2026    
Trustees who have left in the last 12 months:  
Trust Staff who attend Trust Board Meetings: 
Mrs Sarah Orley         Chief Financial Officer/ Companies Secretary 
Mrs Karoline Ellwood         Chief Operations Officer
Mrs Heather Hasmujaj         Governance Professional 

Conversion to Attain Academy Partnership occurred during the Academic Year 2016/17. In this period the Governing Body was split to form the Trust Board and Local Governing Body.

Local Governing Bodies

A Local Governing Body has been appointed at each Academy. Details of LGBs' Governors can be found at the links below:

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