Governance Strong governance ensures that we are held to account by all our stakeholders - representatives of the learners, colleagues and communities served by our academies. You can read more about our approach to governance in our Governance Scheme of Delegation, below.   Governance Scheme Of Delegation Governance Structure Our Members, Trustees and local Governors … Continue reading Governance

Geoff Stokes

Geoff is an experienced senior manager, working in various governance and programme management roles, mostly in the NHS and previously in local government . Now semi-retired, he works on limited contracts developing new systems and processes or acting in interim roles covering sickness or vacancies. He has experience as an executive coach and enjoys the … Continue reading Geoff Stokes

Mo Chatra

A CIPFA-qualified chartered accountant, Mo joined ATT in August 2023 as Deputy CEO (Finance & Operations) and heads up the Trust’s finance, estates and HR functions. Mo has a breadth of experience built up over more than two decades across finance, estates, project management, procurement, contracts, governance, HR and legal. Prior to joining ATT, Mo … Continue reading Mo Chatra

Joanne Dawson

Jo is currently the Chief Finance Officer at Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT). With 43 academies and ~35,000 students, OAT is one of the largest MATs in the country. Jo trained with Price Waterhouse Coopers and worked for 20 years in various senior leadership positions at companies such as Cadbury and Jaguar Land Rover before moving … Continue reading Joanne Dawson

Louise Jones

Louise is currently the Chief Finance Officer at Dudley College of Technology, an Outstanding further education college based in the Black Country.  She has experience as a senior leader at a number of colleges, with responsibility for strategy, resources, curriculum and quality. Louise has a strong track record in financial recovery, corporate governance and risk … Continue reading Louise Jones

Our Trust

We are proud to be a part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies. Our cross-phase group of academies was founded in 2011 and, since that time, we have grown to our current family of 21 academies (primary, secondary, post-16 and FE) operating across 10 English local authority areas. We are responsible for the … Continue reading Our Trust

Tom Clark CBE

Tom was formerly Chief Executive of George Spencer Foundation School and Technology College in Nottingham For 3 years Tom was Associate Director of the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) and led on workforce-remodelling and helping to develop international school networks to support  Deputy Headteachers in preparation for Headship. With the DfE, Tom published booklets … Continue reading Tom Clark CBE