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Trustees

Adriano Pacitti

Current Trustee roles
  • Vice Chair of Board of Trustees for Peterborough Keys Academies Trust
  • Chair of Finance, Audit & Risk Committee
Current role on LGB of a PKAT school
  • Vice Chair of the Local Governing Body of Ravensthorpe Primary School
Governor, educational and school leadership experience
  • Ravensthorpe Primary School
Professional experience
  • Chartered Engineer for a major international construction machinery business with global experience.
  • Extensive cross functional experience in project management, engineering product development, customer account management & people management.
  • Responsible for a multi-disciplinary team accountable for delivering successful software validation in a variety of customer applications.
Professional and education qualifications
  • MEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering
  • Chartered Mechanical Engineer (MIMechE)
Community involvement

I support many local Peterborough school students (GCSE level or higher) by performing mock interviews and critiquing CV’s and mock job applications, to help prepare the students for life after school.

 

Alan Sadler

Current Trustee roles
  • Member of the People and Infrastructure Committee
  • Member of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee
Governor, educational and school leadership experience
  • Governor of Jack Hunt School from 1999 to 2019
  • Chair of Jack Hunt School Local Governing Body from 2003 – 2006 and from 2014 – 2018
Professional experience
  • RAF Engineer Officer – Sqn Ldr 1999 – 2013
  • NHS Business Manager 2013 2016.
  • Professional and education qualifications
  • MBA
  • BEng (Hons) Engineering Management
  • Various professional courses
  • Leadership and Management
  • Project Management
  • HR
  • Training
Community involvement
  • Previously Chairman Vivacity
  • Previously District Commissioner Nene Scouts
Skills and expertise in relation to school governance
  • School improvement
  • School inspection and monitoring
  • Subject lead e.g. Maths
  • Finance
  • HR & personnel
  • Premises & Capital projects
  • Strategic planning
  • Data analysis
  • Compliance
  • Business and corporate management
  • Change management
  • Communications
  • Community engagement
  • Social and community care
  • Extended services
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Parent engagement

Bernard Champness

Current Trustee roles
  • Member of the People and Infrastructure Committee
Current role on LGB of a PKAT school
  • Chair of Governors of Middleton Primary School
Governor, educational and school leadership experience
  • Middleton Primary School
    • Chair of Governors and Chair of Finance & personnel committee
    • Finance Governor
    • New Governor Mentor
    • Safer Recruitment Trained Governor
    • RE Governor
    • Head teachers Performance Management Governor
    • Pay Review Panel
    • Curriculum & Standards Governor
    • EAL
    • Sports Premium
Professional experience
  • Trained as a Cordon Bleu chef and obtained City & Guild 147 and 151.
  • Worked in one of the restaurants owned by the Savoy Hotel Group.
  • Did a 9 month correspondence course and obtained 5 O levels.
  • Worked in a Solicitors Office in the Finance department but then trained as a legal executive and worked in the Family department dealing with divorce work
  • Then started own business as a law Costs Draftsman and qualified as a Cost Draftsman. Ran the business for 21 years and employed 9 people.
  • I have been Clerk to Thurlby Parish Council since 1988 and worked full time for Bretton Parish Council for 10 years to date.
Professional and education qualifications
  • CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council administration)
  • Member of the ILCM (institute of Council Management)
  • Member of the Law Costs Draftsman Association
  • City & Guild 147 and 151
  • Community involvement
  • Clerk to Thurlby Parish Council since October 1988
  • Clerk to Bretton Parish Council since March 2007
  • Clerk to Witham on the Hill Parish Council since March 2015
  • Was Chair of the Local Children’s Centre at Watergall in Bretton, until it was closed.
  • Help organise Bretton Community festival
  • Chair of the Pyramid Community Centre Steering Group
Skills and expertise in relation to school governance
  • School improvement
  • Finance
  • Accountancy
  • Legal
  • Communications
  • Community engagement
  • Social and community care
  • Fundraising

 

 

claire Higgins

Current Trustee role
  • Chair of the Board of Trustees for Peterborough Keys Academies Trust
Governor, educational and school leadership experience
  • Ravensthorpe Primary School
    • Governor from September 2013 until April 2018
    • Chair of Finance and resources committee from 2014 until 2018
    • Link Governor for gifted and able
    • Part of Headteacher Performance Management Review
  • Completed LA Governors Services courses Level 1 and 2.
  • Completed Safer Recruitment course
Professional experience
  • Chief Executive and Board Member of Cross Keys Homes, the largest social housing provider in Peterborough. 400 employees annual turnover £80m 12,000 properties in and around Peterborough.
  • 25 years director level experience.
  • 30 years’ experience within the social housing world supporting disadvantaged and excluded communities to improve their life chances
Professional and education qualifications
  • BSc Hons Mathematics
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Housing (MCIOH)
Community involvement
  • Chair of the Safer Peterborough Partnership
  • Chair of Peterborough children and families commissioning board
  • Member of the Peterborough Health and Wellbeing Board
  • Vice Chair of City College Peterborough
  • Board member of Placeshapers Ltd
  • Skills and expertise in relation to school governance
Skills and expertise in relation to school governance
  • School inspection and monitoring
  • Finance
  • HR & personnel
  • Premises & Capital projects
  • Strategic planning
  • Data analysis
  • Compliance
  • Business and corporate management
  • Legal
  • Change management
  • Communications
  • Community engagement
  • Social and community care

 

colin hammond

Current Trustee roles
  • Chair of the People and Infrastructure Committee
Current role on LGB of a PKAT school
  • Chair of Governors of Thorpe Primary School
Governor, educational and school leadership experience
  • Thorpe Primary School
    • Parent Governor & Co-opted Governor since 2005
    • Was a member of all committees, personnel & Finance, Premises & School Effectiveness
    • Link Governor Sport, Food for Life, KS2 + Leadership
  • Completed LA Governors Services courses Level 1 and 2.
  • Completed Safer Recruitment course
Professional experience
  • 34 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry.
  • Business Development Manager for a Large Multi-National company.
  • Worked in various Departments including Senior Management
  • Undertaken courses and Diplomas through employment
Community involvement
  • Community Champion for my Team at work.
  • Governor Duties
Skills and expertise in relation to school governance
  • School improvement
  • Sports
  • Finance
  • Accountancy
  • HR & personnel
  • Premises & Capital projects
  • Strategic planning
  • Data analysis
  • Compliance
  • Business and corporate management
  • Change management
  • Communications
  • Community engagement
  • Pastoral support
  • Extended services
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Parent engagement

lisa Lloyd

Current Trustee roles
  • Member of the People and Infrastructure Committee
  • Safeguarding Trustee
Current role on LGB of a PKAT school
  • Governor of Thorpe Primary School
Governor, educational and school leadership experience
  • Thorpe Primary school
    • Parent Governor since 2013
    • Member of school effectiveness committee since 2013, chair of committee since 2015.
    • Member of strategic planning committee.
    • Link Governor for Curriculum.
Professional experience
  • Worked in education as an English teacher since 2004, varying roles in pastoral care since 2007. Key Stage 3 English leader 2008-2011.
  • Current role: Head of House in a local secondary academy.
Professional and education qualifications
  • BA (hons) English Literature and Media Studies
  • PGCE Secondary
  • Child Protection training (up to date)
Community involvement
  • Guide leader
  • Children attend local scouting/Guide groups and sports clubs.
  • Skills and expertise in relation to school governance
  • School improvement
  • School inspection and monitoring
  • Subject lead: literacy
  • SEN
  • Strategic planning
  • Data analysis
  • Pupil voice
  • Pastoral support
  • Extended services
  • Parent engagement

pamela Kilbey

Current Trustee roles
  • Chief Executive Officer

tracey Hedges

Current Trustee roles
  • Member of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee
Governor, educational and school leadership experience
  • Jack Hunt School Governor from 2015 until 2018
Professional experience
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Manage a team of financial professionals
Professional and education qualifications
  • BA (Hons) Economics
  • ACCA Member
Community involvement
  • Parish Councillor
Skills and expertise in relation to school governance
  • Finance
  • Accountancy

wILLIAM kERRY

Current Trustee roles
  • Member of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee

Governor, educational and school leadership experience
  • Jack Hunt School
    • Associate Member from 2016 to 2018
    • Sat on specialist Finance Group relating to 2016/17 budget and 5 year plan
    • Completed Governor on boarding training including Governance and Safeguarding
    • Participated in Deputy Head teacher selection day and interviews
Professional experience
  • Previously Accountant at Perkins Engines  
  • Previous experience as a Regional Accountant for United Learning – a National Academy Trust
Professional and education qualifications
  • Law LLB
  • Member – Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA)
Community involvement
  • Member of Peterborough Rowing Club
Skills and expertise in relation to school governance
  • School budgeting and forecasting
  • Funding formulas and DFE framework