Find out about our Staff below:
Company Secretary Gillian joined the SEAX Trust in September 2016. Previously she worked in various departments of the UK Financial Services Authority, including Risk Management, Banking and Financial Crime. Gillian is currently participating in the National Clerks Development Programme, a nationally recognised programme concentrating on improving the effectiveness of governance in education.
Jackie has over 20 years experience of finance in schools, moving from the maintained primary sector to Thriftwood Special School (Academy) in 2014. She is now the Director of Business at SEAX Trust, working closely with the Business staff from each school within SEAX - and looking forward to the opening of a new school with an Autism Specialism in the future. A Fellow Member of AAT she is dedicated to ensuring that the business life of the Trust and its schools is compliant, but user-friendly.
Darren joined the SEAX Trust in September 2016 as the IT Manager and brings over 20 years’ experience supporting and managing IT solutions, deployed within an educational environment. Darren enjoys travelling and his favourite country is Italy.
Kate Stannard Director of HR Kate joined the staff of Thriftwood School in 2010, having worked in the private sector for some 30 years previously. She moved to work directly for the SEAX Trust in September 2016, taking responsibility for cross-Trust HR provision. She is a Member of the CIPD and currently studying for her CIPD Level 5 qualification.