Senior Leadership Team
Mark Farmer - Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Mark works in partnership with Trustees to set and drive the strategic vision and priorities for Bridge Academy Trust. He is ultimately accountable for all outcomes for all children in all our schools. Mark sets the standards and expectations for schools, and for the strategic leadership of the school improvement team.
Within this role Mark supports our schools through Performance Management Reviews, quality assurance, school reviews, headteacher coaching and support, and middle-leadership development across our secondary schools.
Lisa Tattersall - Chief Finance and Operations Officer
As CFOO, Lisa supports the CEO in the strategic vision of the Trust and is responsible for all financial internal controls and the Human Resource department. Lisa is also the Secondary school link, providing business support and guidance.
Rob James - Deputy Chief Executive Officer
As Deputy CEO Rob supports our CEO, Mark Farmer with oversight of MEITT and Ofsted preparation for schools. Rob is also the Director of Secondary Education.
Cheryl Allard - Director of Primary Education
Cheryl works alongside the headteachers improving provision, outcomes and progress for all. She drives the vision of the Trust, setting high expectations, targets and standards across all our primary schools.
Robust challenge and effective support come in a range of forms including quality assurance, school reviews, headteacher coaching and support, school self-evaluation and development planning.
|PA to Chief Officers||Tania Watkins|
Compliance, IT and Business
|Compliance & Estates Director||Marc Mabbott|
|IT Director||Mark Fuller|
|Data Protection Officer||Kieran Saul|
|Business Support||Kim Kimber|
|Business Support||Anna Haley|
|Finance Director||Paul Wood|
|Finance Officer||Janet Reardon|
|Accounts Payable Assistant||Liz French|
|Governance Professional and Clerk to the Trust||Aishia Jeffries|
|Clerks to Local Governing Committees|
|HR Director||Amanda Balcomb|
|HR & Payroll Assistants|