Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees govern the Education and Leadership Trust, which comprises of multiple schools in a co-operative academy trust. They are responsible for raising standards through guidance and provide strategic direction.

They are responsible for raising standards through guidance and provide strategic direction. Governors are an important part of our school community, and provide essential critical support to the school.


Members and Directors

All new Directors must be approved by the Board of Trustees.

Name Title Member/Director Appointed Office Ends Business & Pecuniary Interests
Andrew Mullen Chair of Trust Board Member & Director 24/09/18 23/09/22
Richard Paver Chair of Finance Member 24/09/18 23/09/22 Combined Authority/AGMA (Treasurer), Commission for the New Economy (Director), Manchester Investment & Development Agency Service Ltd (MIDAS) (Director), Manchester International Festival (Director), MIF Productions Ltd (MIFPL), TfGM (Non Exec. Director), Education and Leadership Trust (Personal Capacity), Manchester Growth Company (Audit Committee Membership), Manchester Metropolitan University (Audit Committee Membership)
Ronan Brindley Member 12/12/19 11/12/23
Emma Antrobus Chair of LHS Academy Committee Director 24/09/18 23/09/22 Member of Kingsway Community Trust
Elaine Ferneley Chair of WRHS Academy Committee Director 23/03/17 22/03/21 Employee of the University of Manchester
Sandra Milne Director 12/12/19 11/12/23 Employee of the University of Manchester
Dale Bassett Director 24/09/18 23/09/22 Director, Oxford International AQA Examinations Ltd.; Trustee, National Baccalaureate Trust; Member, Compass Schools Trust
Emma McLaren Director 05/05/20 04/05/24 Senior Vice-Principal at Manchester Enterprise Academy, Governor at Piper Hill High School
Allan Torr Director 15/06/20 14/06/24 HMI Inspector

Director Attendance at Meetings


Quality Marks, Awards & Affiliations

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