Sue Dovey – Chair
Sue has 16 years’ experience of charity sector governance, as a CEO, a trustee and a chair at local, regional and national level. Prior to her career in the charities sector she worked in international finance for 13 years, holding senior positions in the City. She is currently CEO of Hampshire First.
Dan Canham – Professional – finance
Dan is a qualified Chartered Accountant who has significant experience of working within further education funding agencies. He was previously employed by the Skills Funding Agency, and now works as an Audit Manager for a respected firm of accountants.
Ian Golding – Professional – education
Ian, from Oasis Multi-Academy Trust, brings with him 25 years’ experience in education and is currently Interim Head at Parkfield School in Bournemouth. He was involved in successfully merging two Southampton schools to form Lord’s Hill Academy and led the school to a good Ofsted judgement in March 2016.
Lyn Graham – Professional – finance (retired)
Lyn previously served as Head of Audit and Assurance at Portsmouth City Council.
Richard Hall – Vice-Chair
Richard is a Chartered Accountant and Director at KPMG, experienced in advising on accounting, HR, integration, mergers and finance and budgets.
Martin Kelly – Professional – finance
Martin is a Chartered Secretary and has 12 years’ experience as a Finance Manager and Clerk to Governors in schools. He has also worked as Head of Governance for a MAT, was a governor of an independent school and also a trustee of the Southampton Sea Cadet Corp. Martin is currently employed as Bursar and Clerk to the Governors at Chafyn Grove School.
Andrea Wyatt-Budd – Trustee/Director
Jo Atkinson – Trustee/Director
Matt Atkinson – Chief Executive
Matt is the Principal at St Vincent College. He previously held the position of Deputy Principal at Richard Taunton.
Alice Wrighton – Deputy Chief Executive
Alice was one of the first students to join Southampton Sixth Form College for Girls, now known as Richard Taunton Sixth Form College. After studying History and French at Warwick University she went on to complete her teaching qualifications at the University of Southampton. She held roles at Barton Peveril Sixth Form and Queen Mary’s College in Basingstoke before becoming the Principal at Richard Taunton.