Andy Gannon is our Trust’s Head of Corporate Affairs, with responsibility for all aspects of our governance and corporate compliance. He is also Company Secretary and Clerk to the Board of Trustees.

Andy’s career has been spent in the world of education and skills, initially as a secondary school teacher of modern languages, and then within further education colleges, where Andy led and managed marketing and admissions activity, student support services and careers guidance and employability programmes.

More recently, Andy moved into the world of policy and strategy, serving as Director of Policy for the 157 Group of large further education colleges for several years before taking on consultancy roles working with Boards and executive leaders in organisations ranging from Local Enterprise Partnerships, colleges and training providers to membership organisations within the charitable sector.

Andy is committed to delivering the best possible education for the pupils, learners, parents and communities that our Trust serves and to ensuring the highest standards of probity and performance within a governance operation which is both ethical and effective.