Central Team

Based in our central operational office in Eccles.

David Clayton

Chief Executive Officer

Michelle Duval

Chief Finance And Operating Officer

James Inman

Director of Education

Tracey Greenough

Director of Education

Marc Doyle

Director of Education

Kate Hewson

Education Adviser

Laura McBride

Education Adviser

Andrew Bridge

Education Adviser

Nick Hurst

Head of Estates

Vin Joseph

Head of Governance, Compliance And Risk

Dayan Atenyam

Head of Finance

Neelam Yousaf

Head of HR

Kirsteen Light

Data Manager

Ben Johnson

Finance Officer

Abigail Adkins

Human Resources Officer

Nicola Jerath



Peter Wilson


Alan Biggin


Neil Donkin

Former Headteacher 

& Educational Consultant

Bill Dennison MBE

Retired Dean of Education 


Paul Woodmancy (Chair)

HR & Marketing Specialist

Denise Chong

Retired Senior HR

& Specialist in Organisational Change

Joan Pennington

Teaching School Director

Manchester Teaching School Alliance

Ben Peck

Marketing and Communications specialist 

Giles Blessed

Property & Facilities Management Specialist

Chris Read

Learning Programme Manager

Ambition School Leadership

Joe Gordon

CEO First Direct Bank