Our Governance


Name Office HeldOrganisation with which there may be a conflictDate of appointment
Mark Roberts Strategic Account Director at Interserve Construction LtdApril 2018
Claire ShawEx-officioDirector of Education (Lichfield Diocese)June 2018
Claire Boliver Chief Executive Principal (South Staffordshire College)May 2018
Jan Jeffries Educationalist with over 30 years of experience of governanceApril 2018

Previous Members

Colin HopkinsEx-officioDirector of Education (Lichfield Diocese)April 2018 – May 2018
Graham Morley (retired) Chief Executive Principal (South Staffordshire College)April 2018 – April 2018



Name Office HeldOrganisation with which there may be a conflictDate of
Pecuniary Interests last signedCode of Conduct last signed
Mark RobertsChair of TrusteesStrategic Account Director, Interserve Construction LimitedApril 2018September 2020September 2020
Peter DavenportVice Chair of TrusteesSignalling Manager, Severn Valley Railway April 2018September 2020September 2020
Philip TappCEOCEO, Penk Valley Academy TrustApril 2018September 2020September 2020
Simon BlackburnElected by membersDirector, Challenging Education LimitedApril 2018September 2020September 2020
David DeeElected by members

Foundation Trustee
Trustee, St John the Evangelist Church, Bishops WoodApril 2018September 2020September 2020
Clive NoakCo-opted by trusteesNovember 2019September 2020September 2020
Clare MacCollElected by membersDirector, Revision Organisational Development LimitedSeptember 2020September 2020September 2020
David ShipmanElected by membersDirector, Otherton Ales LimitedSeptember 2020September 2020September 2020
Helen BlaikieCo-opted by trusteesDirector, Data Literate LimitedNovember 2020November 2020November 2020

Previous Trustees

Julie SizerElected by membersApril 2018 – March 2019
Denise WildeElected by membersApril 2018 – June 2019
Michael PoulsomParentApril 2018 – April 2020
Revd Preb Phil MoonFoundation TrusteeJune 2019 – August 2020

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