Chair of Trust Board & MemberIan is an Underwriter at Tokio Marine Kiln Syndicates Ltd. He is a global market leader in the insurance of Intellectual Property risks with over 27 years’ experience in the creation, assessment and placement of risk transfer solutions for exposures such as Intellectual Property litigation, liability and financial loss.
MemberAlexandra 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.
Member & TrusteeDuong 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.
MemberDorothy Middlemass has had over 40 years experience in education, 25 of these in primary headship. She has worked as English Adviser, publishing a number of teaching resources and has been a tutor for the National Professional Qualification for Headship. She has supported many schools through her work as an External Adviser, a School Improvement Partner, a National Leader of Education, and is a National Leader of Governance.
MemberRumu 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.
TrusteeCarole 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.
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.
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.
TrusteeJonathan 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.
CEO/TrusteeAlex 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.