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Governors’ Information

John Wise (Chair) 

Term of office: 14.12.2019 to 12.12.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at October 2020:

  • Trustee and Elder, St John’s Church, Northwood (since 2018).

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Neil Sykes (Principal, Ex-officio)

Term of office: 14.12.2019 onwards.
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at October 2019:

  • Director, The Conference Shop Ltd (since November 1994);
  • Director, CIP Management Ltd (since November 2007).

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Matthew Downey (Staff Governor) 

Term of office: 14.12.2019 to 12.12.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2018:

  • Referee, the Football Association (since 1994)

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Prav Bassi (Parent Governor)

Term of office: 14.12.2019 to 12.12.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2019:

  • Employee, Marjory Kinnon School.

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20

Motomori Labode (Parent Governor)

Term of office: 14.12.2019 to 12.12.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2018:

  • Nil.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Isobel Callaby (Governor)

Term of office: 17.05.2019 to 16.05.2022 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at November 2019:

  • Nil.

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Josie Jones (Governor)

Term of office: 03.07.2020 to 02.07.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at June 2020:

  • Employee, Women in Sport
  • Inclusion Advisory Group Member, Surrey FA.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

David Winkler (Governor)

Term of office: 03.07.2020 to 02.07.2023 (3 year term)
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at June 2020:

  • Trustee, Orchard Hill College Academy Trust
  • Director, DOCS UK Ltd.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

 

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months

Atif Nasir (Governor)

Term of office: 29.06.2019 to 09.03.2020

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at June 2019:

  • Employee, National Audit Office, since September 2016.
  • Shareholder, Royal Mail, since September 2018.

Present at 1/2 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

Lee Clark (Governor)

Term of office: 16.12.2019 to 01.10.2020
Appointed by: Trust
Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at December 2019:

  • Nil

Present at 1/2 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

David Jeffrey 

Term of office: 14.12.2019 to 16.02.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at October 2019:

  • Employed by DfE (since 1987);
  • Wife is a Trustee for the Charter School Academy Trust.

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2019-20.

 

 

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