Our members have long-standing relationships with our schools and are the custodians of our values. As such, they have the power to appoint and dismiss Directors as well as the responsibility for ensuring the Articles of Association are fit for purpose according to national guidance and governance best practice.

 

Tim Bridger  (Chair of the Board of Directors)

Declaration of interest:  Tim Bridger Consulting

Charity Trusteeships:  None

Area of Expertise:  Finance & Business Strategy

Appointed on: 1st July 2020

Employment:  CEO, East Devon Citizens Advice Bureau

Ben Duhig

Declaration of interest:  Managing Director, Blue Soup Agency / The Cocktail Network

Charity Trusteeships:  Edukid / St Mary's Church, Bideford

Area of Expertise:  Digital Marketing / Advertising

Appointed on: 1st October 2018

Employment:  Blue Soup Communications

Gillian Golder

Declaration of interest:  Member of UCET / Millions Plus

Charity Trusteeships:  Link Multi Academy Trust / ACE Multi Academy Trust

Area of Expertise:  Education

Appointed on: 1st October 2018

Employment: Director of Teacher Education, Plymouth Marjon University

Sue Lockwood (Interim)

Declaration of interest:  EDEN representative

Area of Expertise:  Education

Appointed on: 1st October 2018

Employment:  Deputy Director of Education

Jonathan Fairhurst

Declaration of interest:  None

Area of Expertise:  Environmental Sciences

Appointed on: 1st October 2018

Employment: Lead Ranger, National Trust