Governance Profiles


Alex Clark
Alex is Chief Executive Officer of Cirrus Primary Academy Trust, and Executive Head of two of the sponsored academies in the Trust. He is a National Leader of Education and has been a head teacher since 2001 and supports other schools nationally. Alex is also a Trustee on another local Trust Board. Term of Office. 16/06/2019 - 15/06/2023
About Alex
Jonathan Pritchard
Jonathan Pritchard has a background in education and social work. A qualified residential social worker he worked in several Residential Schools, Children’s Homes and Assessment Centres, in senior positions including Head of Care, deputy officer in charge and acting officer in charge in a number of establishments. He is Chairman of the local NSPCC branch, Chairman of the local Friends of Cheam Library. Currently running his own business providing IT support and web-services. Term of Office. 16/06/2015 - 15/06/2019
About Jonathan
Colin Mackinley
Colin Mackinlay is an experienced Governor having served for 15 years at Stanley Park Infants School and prior to that on management committee of a Pupil Referral Unit. He is a qualified teacher and headteacher and has led four secondary schools since 2002. He is currently the headteacher of a new secondary school and has been an adviser to other schools in a multi-academy trust. He has been an Ofsted Inspector of primary and secondary schools since 2011. Term of Office. 26/03/2018 - 23/03/2022
About Colin
Carole Cook
Carole is a National Leader of Governance and has supported and successfully led governing bodies through amalgamation, federation, OFSTED, looking at MAT options and Head Teacher Recruitment processes. Carole is the managing director of a National Training Provider with a government contract to deliver apprenticeship and other post 16 and adult training. She is a trainer for senior managers in a wide variety of businesses, from small local companies to multi nationals. This includes operational and strategic management, coaching and mentoring. Term of Office. 01/10/2017 - 30/09/2021
About Carole
Fiona Doyle
Fiona is a senior HR professional, currently employed as Vice President International HR at Harsco Corporation, a US-owned industrialized company. She has worked in HR roles, operationally and strategically, since completing her BA in European Business Studies at Kingston University. Term of Office. 26/03/2018 - 25/03/2022
About Fiona
Duong Hong
Trustee & Member
Duong Hong is currently the Business Systems & Solutions Director at DTZ in the City and has been finance lead on operational and strategic boards. His background is as a Chartered Accountant and is in the process of finalising this with the ACCA to be recognised as a full member. He has held various financial roles up to the level of Financial Controller for a national business.Term of Office as Trustee. 16/06/2019 - 15/06/2023
About Duong
Alexandra Gillespie
Alexandra is a Director for SS&C GlobeOp, leading a global department handling middle office processing of complex investment portfolios for institutions and alternative funds. She has specialist experience with OTC derivative processing. Alexandra is a Solicitor by qualifications with a Joint Honours degree in Law and Economics from Cardiff University with circa 20 years experience in the financial markets.
About Alexandra
Rumu Sen-Gupta
Rumu has a professional Arts background and worked in theatre and television as a director and producer for fifteen years. During this period, she was Joint Artistic Director of the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry. She worked at the BBC directing and producing television programmes. Rumu currently works as a civil servant.
About Rumu


Dorothy Middlemass

Resigned: 15.10.18

Ian Lewis
Chair of Trust Board & Member

Term of office ended : 15.06.2019

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