Governance Structure

Within the Mast Academy Trust we have up to 5 Members and up to 12 Trustees on the Board; in each of our schools there is a Local Governing Body.

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Peter Laurence


Sue Lord


Philip Marshall

Chair of Trustees

Rosamond Roughton


Martyn Jones


Philip Marshall

Chair of Trustees
Term: 9th December 2020 to 8th December 2024

Dorcas Atkinson

Vice Chair of Trustees
Term: 14th September 2020 to 13th September 2024

Tim Wade

Trustee - Marketing Specialist
Term: 26th March 2019 to 25th March 2023

Liz Godman

Trustee - Education, SEN and Safeguarding Specialist
Term: 25th May 2018 to 24th May 2022

Philip Oldfield

Trustee - Business, Finance and Audit Specialist
Term: 24th May 2019 to 23rd May 2023

Anthony Wilkinson

Trustee - HR Specialist
Term: 6th September 2020 to 5th September 2024

Gail Howe

Trustee - Education and School Improvement Specialist
Term: 7th September 2020 to 6th September 2024

David Webster

Trustee - Finance and Audit Specialist
Term: 14th September 2020 to 13th September 2024

Richard Sowerby

Trustee - Finance and Business Specialist
Term: 14th September 2020 to 13th September 2024

Sian Hyett-Allen

Chair of Governors
Birdsedge First School

Tracy Pinnock

Chair of Governors
Shelley First School

John Jolly

Chair of Governors
Kirkburton Middle School

Nichola Thorpe

Chair of Governors
Scissett Middle School

N Greenough

Chief Executive Officer and Accounting Officer

J Field

Chief Financial Officer

M Humphreys

Executive Administrator and Clerk to the Board

S Walters

Trust Operations Officer

Follow this link to Meet our Trustees and find out more about the skills and experience they bring to our board.

Follow this link to view our Governance Model and Committee Memberships.

Follow this link to view the meeting attendance.

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