Gary was appointed as Chair of the Trust in 2017 and brings extensive experience of primary education having served as Chair of Governors of a Junior School for six years. With 32 years’ experience in NHS management roles he now works for a UK company providing an outsourcing solution for NHS primary care.
Gary ensures the highest standards of governance at both Trust and Local Governing Body level to ensure that we provide the highest quality of education for all our pupils.
Term: Jul 17 - Jul 20
John joined the Finance Committee in 2016 and took over the Chair of Finance in 2017. With MD positions at Plc, Private and Venture Capital backed businesses of up to £100m, John has extensive experience of commercial, financial and operational activities. Maintaining high standards of governance at the Trust is a key part of John’s role, contributing to both the existing high performance levels and the Trusts ability to grow.
I joined Priory in 1991 as Deputy Head having previously taught in Croydon for 12 years. During my time at the school I served 3 periods as Acting Head before taking early retirement in 2015 and returning as a part time teacher of History. I have been part of the governing body for over 20 years both in my role as a member of the SLT and now as a staff governor.
Term: Sep 16 - Sep 19