Central Team

The Trust has an established Central Services team, that supports all schools within the Trust. The link to the right contains more information on the core services to schools that are provided by the Trust.

Jonathon Peck - Chief Financial and Operations Officer (FCMA, SLE) and Company Secretary

Jonathon leads an experienced central services team with a broad remit to provide highly effective support to all schools within the Trust. He is also responsible, alongside the Chief Executive Officer, for delivering the strategic aims of the Trust and in his role acts as the Company Secretary for the Trust.

Victoria Boatman - Executive Assistant and Clerk to the Board of Trustees

Victoria provides excellent support to the executive leadership alongside acting as Clerk to the Board of Trustees. She plays an important role in ensuring the Trust's governance work is administered to the highest standards.

Lisa Saunders - Head of Operations 

Lisa leads our operational support functions to ensure they meet the needs of each school within the Trust, particularly around Facilities Management, ICT and Catering.

Alison Hobby - Head of Marketing and Communications 

Alison is responsible for marketing and communications for the Trust.

Kerry Solarz - Head of HR

Kerry leads the HR and Payroll team, supporting over 600 full and part time employees. She manages all aspects of our HR work, including relationships with third party suppliers.

Sylvie De Groote - Head of Finance

Sylvie leads the central finance team, ensuring a first class service to the schools and the Trust across all areas of finance.

Mike Gomm - Data Protection Officer

Mike recently retired after a teaching career of over 30 years at Maiden Erlegh School and was appointed as the Trust's Data Protection Officer in early 2018.