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The Trustees are both Charity Trustees and Company Directors, who have ultimate accountability for the way in which the academies within the James Cook Learning Trust are managed.

The trustees focus on three core functions:

The Trust Board may discharge its responsibilities by delegating functions in accordance with the Trust’s Articles of Association, Funding Agreement and Academies Financial Handbook. The Trust has approved a committee structure and delegated responsibility to those committees. Please follow this link for further detail.

Chair of Trustees

NameAppointed byFromTo
Alan Cockerill CEng. FIMechEOriginal (signatory) members25/07/201824/07/2022


NameAppointed byFromTo
Angela BarnesAppointed by academy members25/07/201824/07/2022
Chris WaltonAppointed by academy members25/07/201824/07/2022
Katherine FrazerAppointed by academy members25/07/201824/07/2022
Ruth ParkerAppointed by academy members25/07/201824/07/2022
Simon WillsonAppointed by academy members24/07/201824/07/2022
Tanya South-FitzhughAppointed by academy members25/07/201824/07/2022
Victoria BlunsdonAppointed by academy members25/07/201824/07/2022

Historic Trustees

NameRoleAppointed byFromTo
Andy GrantMemberOriginal (signatory) members01/09/201816/09/2020
Emma WatsonChief financial officerN/A01/09/201826/01/2020
Phil ThackstoneAccounting officerN/A01/09/201831/08/2020
Phillip ThackstoneTrusteeOriginal (signatory) members25/07/201831/08/2020
Register of Interests TrusteesDownload
2020-21 Trust Board and Committee Meeting AttendanceDownload
2019-20 Trust Board and Committee Meeting AttendanceDownload

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