Members:

St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Academies Umbrella Trust

Mary Myatt
Mary is a former local authority school improvement adviser and has huge experience as an Ofsted inspector and more recently as a highly respected education consultant and speaker. She works in schools talking to pupils, teacher and leaders about learning, leadership and the curriculum.

Gary McDonald
Gary McDonald is appointed as a Member because of his role as Chair of the Directors of the Trust



























































Directors





Gary McDonald (Chair of Board) - Academy Director.

Gary has been a governor at Thurston CE Primary since 2012 and is the school's nominated Director. With professional experience as a corporate bank manager dealing with high value clients gives him a good eye for finance and the customer skills to deal with all our stakeholders.

Appointed 07/01/16 - Term Ends 31/12/19


No Pecuniary Interest.




Pamela Frost - Academy Director

Pam is a Director nominated by the Woolpit Local Governing Body. She has lived in Woolpit since 1998 and has recently retired from full time work in the NHS having started her career in London as a Registered Nurse. She worked in health care and the NHS for over 30 years and managed sexual health services across Suffolk. Working in sexual health has meant that the health and well being of young people has always been a motivating factor throughout her career. Now working part time, she has time to use her management background and experience of working in the public sector to support the Trust. 

Appointed 01/01/16 - Term Ends 31/12/19


No Pecuniary Interest  

Registered Nurse and self employed consultant advisor working with Public Health/ Local Authorities and NHS Providers. 

Governor Woolpit Primary Academy.


Ruth Farrell - Foundation Director

Ruth was born and educated in Australia, moving permanently to England in 1986 to work as an Occupational Therapist in both the NHS and Social Care Services. She was ordained into the Church of England in 2002 and has been the Rector of Woolpit with Drinkstone since 2006. She has been involved in church related children's work for 20 years.  She enjoys walking and the cinema.

Appointed 23/02/17 - Term Ends 31/12/2020

No Pecuniary Interest

Rector, Benefice of Woolpit with Drinkstone, Diocese St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, Church of England.



Ann Tate - Academy Director

Ann has been a governor of Rattlesden CE Primary since 2011 and is the school's nominated Director on the Trust board. Her professional experience as former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Northampton and as Chair of Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust give her a keen insight into running complex organisations and the role of the trustee.

Appointed 01/01/16 - Term Ends 31/12/2019

No Pecuniary Interest



Philip Mackay - Ex-officio CEO

Philip is an ex-officio Director in his capacity as the Chief Executive Officer of the Trust.

Appointed  01/09/18.

Pecuniary Interests as follows: Chair & Director of Godmanchester Community Education Trust, Employee of the Trust, Interim Chief Executive Orchard Learning Trust.




David Olney - Academy Director

David is a Retired Managing Director of a successful company in UK and overseas; previously he has held the post of COO for Defence Infrastructure. He brings a wealth of experience in the following areas: Corporate management, change management and communications,
finance, accountancy, premises & capital projects, strategic planning, data analysis, business.

Appointed 25/01/18 - Term Ends - 05/12/2021


No Pecuniary Interest - Self Employed Director at NED WaND Consulting Ltd



Rachael Gilbert - Academy Director


Appointed 5/12/17


No Pecuniary Interest.




Governors with Trust Responsibilities

Nicola Prowling - Governor Thurston CE Primary Academy

Secondary School Teacher - Mildenhall College

No Pecuniary Interest

Term Ends 01/01/2020


Persons of Significant Control

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Committees

Human Resources, Standards, Finance & Audit












Human Resources Chair





















Human Resources

















Finance & Audit











Standards

Human Resources

Finance & Audit

Premises / H&S






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Standards (Chair)