MEMBERS


Name : Mrs Margaret Elise Wright-Stephenson
Date of first appointment : 8th February 2011
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – Employee of University of Sunderland
Other education establishments governed –  Also Trustee of WISE Academies (Chair), Chair of Local Governing Body of Welbeck Academy.  Local Governor of Adderlane Academy.
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None


Name : Mr John Gibbon Wood
Date of first appointment : 8th February 2011
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – Director of Tolent Construction Ltd
Other education establishments governed –  Also Trustee of WISE Academies
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None


Name : Rev Richard Gordon Edward Bradshaw
Date of first appointment : 10th July 2015
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None
Other education establishments governed –  None.
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None


Name : Mr Thomas Grieveson
Date of first appointment : 10th July 2015
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – Tom Grieveson Education Ltd.
Other education establishments governed –  Also Member of Northern Education Trust Board.
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None


Name :
Date of first appointment :
Business/ Pecuniary Interests
Other education establishments governed
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives

 

TRUSTEES OF WISE ACADEMIES (DIRECTORS)

Membership, Register of Business Interests, Attendance Records and other statutory information.

Secretary to the Directors – Gary Robinson, c/o WISE Academies Head Office, Borodin Avenue, Sunderland SR5 4NX e-mail governance@wiseacademies.co.uk

CONSTITUTION =
Appointed by Members – Articles state up to 9
Chief Executive Officer – 1
Co-opted – up to 3


Name : Mrs Margaret Elise Wright-Stephenson (Chair of Board of Trustees)
Type of Trustee : Appointed by Members
Date of first appointment : 8th February 2011
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – Employee of University of Sunderland
Other education establishments governed –  Chair of Local Governing Body of Welbeck Academy.  Local Governor of Adderlane Academy.
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None
Member of the following committees : Finance & General Purposes Committee
Number of meetings attended during previous academic year :
Board of Directors – attended 5 out of 6 meetings
F&GP Committee – attended 8 out of 8 meetings


Name : Mrs Zoe Elizabeth Carr
Type of Trustee : CEO (Ex-officio)
Date of first appointment : 1st September 2013
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – Husband has own business as sole electrical trader, Jared Carr Electrical Services Ltd. Also completes a lot of work for Capital Electric Ltd.
Other education establishments governed – Local Governor of Adderlane Academy, Bexhill Academy, Town End Academy, Hasting Hill Academy, Welbeck Academy and Prudhoe West Academy.
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None
Member of the following committees : May attend all committees
Number of meetings attended during previous academic year :
Board of Directors – attended 6 out of 6 meetings
F&GP Committee – attended 8 out of 8 meetings
Audit Committee – attended 4 out of 4 meetings


Name : Miss Natalie Fountain
Type of Trustee : Appointed by Members
Date of first appointment : 16th December 2013
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None.
Other education establishments governed – Headteacher of St Paul’s CE Primary School, Director of Prince Bishops Teaching School Alliance
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None
Member of the following committees : Audit Committee
Number of meetings attended during previous academic year :
Board of Directors – attended 3 out of 6 meetings
Audit Committee – attended 3 out of 4 meetings


Name : Mr David Pearson
Type of Trustee : Appointed by Members
Date of first appointment : 1st September 2017
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None
Other education establishments governed –  None
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None
Member of the following committees : Finance & General Purposes Committee
Number of meetings attended during previous academic year :
not applicable as was not a Trustee during the previous academic year.


Name : Mr John Gibbon Wood
Type of Trustee : Appointed by Members
Date of first appointment : 8th February 2011
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – Director of Tolent Construction Ltd
Other education establishments governed –  None
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None
Member of the following committees : Finance & General Purposes Committee
Number of meetings attended during previous academic year :
Board of Directors – attended 4 out of 6 meetings
F&GP Committee – attended 7 out of 8 meetings


Name : Mr Robert Symonds Jnr.
Type of Trustee : Co-opted (Appointed by Directors)
Date of first appointment : 8th October 2012
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – February 2017 onwards –  Head of Finance Operations – Grainger PLC (Residential Landlord).             (Up to January 2017 – Employed by Technology Services Group – Supplier and Services to WISE Academies)
Other education establishments governed –  None.
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – Father is also a Director
Member of the following committees : Audit Committee
Number of meetings attended during previous academic year :
Board of Directors – attended 6 out of 6 meetings
Audit Committee – attended 4 out of 4 meetings


Name : Miss Nicola Sara Vokes
Type of Trustee : Co-opted (Appointed by Directors)
Date of first appointment : 20th November 2012
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – Chief Executive of Sunderland North Community Business Centre (SNCBC), Director of Community Opportunities
Other education establishments governed –  None.
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None
Member of the following committees : Audit Committee
Number of meetings attended during previous academic year :
Board of Directors – attended 3 out of 6 meetings
Audit Committee – attended 1 out of 4 meetings


Name : Mr Paul James Smith
Type of Trustee : Appointed by Members
Date of first appointment : 9th December 2014
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – Jonathan Davey Associates
Other education establishments governed –  Governor of Easington Lane Primary School and Hetton School
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None
Member of the following committees : Audit Committee
Number of meetings attended during previous academic year :
Board of Directors – attended 5 out of 6 meetings
Audit Committee – attended 4 out of 4 meetings


Name : Mrs Christine Collins
Type of Trustee : Co-opted (Appointed by Directors)
Date of first appointment : 8th December 2016
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – Consultancy – Christine Collins Consultancy
Other education establishments governed –  Vice-chair of Governors at Hetton-le-Hole Nursery School and Chair of Local Governing Body of Town End Academy.
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – None
Member of the following committees : Audit Committee
Number of meetings attended during previous academic year :
(was not in office during previous academic year)


Updated 5th September 2017

 

THE FOLLOWING ARE NO LONGER DIRECTORS: –

Name : Mr Robert Symonds
Type of Trustee :  Appointed by Members
Term of office : 08/02/2011 – 31/08/2017
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None.
Other education establishments governed –  Previously also a Company Member of WISE Academies, Chair of Hasting Hill Academy LGB, Chair of Bexhill Academy LGB (all ceased 31/08/2017) and Chair of Interim Executive Board of Seaton Burn College (ceased June 2017)
Relationships between governors and members of school staff including spouses, partners and relatives – Son is also a Trustee


Name : Mr Glen Davies
Type of Trustee : Parent Director
Term of office : 18/6/2012 – 25/01/2015
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None


Name : Mrs Ashley Humble
Type of Trustee : Parent Director
Term of office : 18/6/2012 – 25/01/2015
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None


Name : Mrs Donna Marie Weiss
Type of Trustee : Parent Director
Term of office : 18/6/2012 – 25/01/2015
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None


Name : Mrs Evonne Jean Hodgson
Type of Trustee : Parent Director
Term of office : 18/6/2012 – 23/04/2014
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None


Name : Mrs Helen Linda Richardson
Type of Trustee : Chair of Local Governing Body
Term of office : 11/10/2012 – 25/04/2014
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None


Name : Ms Jeanette Clennell
Type of Trustee : Chair of Local Governing Body
Term of office : 15/10/2012 – 17/08/2014
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None


Name : Mrs Julie Southern
Type of Trustee : Chair of Local Governing Body
Term of office : 17/09/2012 – 18/07/2012
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None


Name : Rev Stephen Elstob
Type of Trustee : Appointed by Members
Term of office : 09/11/2011 – 10/10/2013
Business/ Pecuniary Interests – None


 

WISE Academies Legal Documentation (Articles of Association and Funding Agreements) can be found here

The Governance Scheme of Delegation can be viewed here

Company No.  07521946

 

 

Information concerning the Local Governing Body of Bexhill Academy can be found here

 

Information concerning the Local Governing Body of Hasting Hill Academy can be found here

 

Information concerning the Local Governing Body of Town End Academy can be found here

 

Information concerning the Local Governing Body of Welbeck Academy can be found here

 

Information concerning the Local Governing Body of Adderlane Academy can be found here

 

Information concerning the Local Governing Body of Prudhoe West Academy can be found here