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Mr M. Farmer






Mr K. Mogford

Term of Office:  01/09/2017 - 16/09/2023


Keith has over 25 years experience in senior roles in post-16 education and training, including FE colleges, awarding organisations and Sector Skills Councils. He now works on a freelance basis supporting sixth form students with their progression choices and applications.


Keith has previously been a governor of two FE Colleges, and a parent governor and subsequently Chair of a successful local secondary school.




Mrs N. Dunn

Term of Office: 01/09/2017 - 31/08/2021


Nikki Dunn has had a lengthy career in the civil service, undertaking a wide variety of roles including within Private Office, as a policy advisor and as a regulator.  She currently leads a team of regulators and has a post graduate diploma in Occupational Safety & Health.  Through previous roles she has developed a strong understanding of strategic issues and has a sound knowledge of governance having undertaken CIPFA training in Corporate Governance and having provided secretariat support to a public sector board. 


Nikki has a life-long interest in education and has been a governor in both the primary and secondary sectors since 2003, as a parent, community and foundation governor and, as a Trustee.  She has served both as committee and governing body chairs.



Mr C. Todd

Term of Office:  11/09/2018 - 31/08/2022


Colin is an accountant and tax advisor with over 30 years experience working in finance.  He currently works in tax compliance and advisory.


Colin has previously served as a parent governor and is currently a governor in a local primary school.



Mr P. Kitson

Term of Office:  11/09/2018 - 31/08/2022


Paul is a housing and property professional with 20 years experience across the public, private and third sectors. Paul currently works for the Government’s housing agency, Homes England, and leads teams across the South of England developing new projects, programmes and ideas for new settlements.


Paul has considerable experience of managing large capital investment programmes on land and affordable housing projects, and aside from the subject specialism also acts as  a Corporate Director leading the organisations People Group.


Paul has been a Trustee for 2 years and sits on the Audit Committee and the CEO PMR Committee.  



Mr S. Moore

Term of Office:  01/09/2017 - 31/08/2021


Stuart is a civil servant with over 30 years’ experience in central government roles, mostly formulating, implementing and evaluating policy in the justice sector.  He has 14 years’ volunteer experience of governance in the education sector.  He is currently a trustee of a multi-academy trust where he brings constructive challenge, objective analysis and a focus on delivering best outcomes for students and value for taxpayers.


Stuart has previously been a parent governor, community governor and Chair of Governors at a small primary school and a parent governor at a large secondary school.



Mrs S. Taylor

Term of Office:  17/09/2019 - 16/09/2023


Sarah Taylor worked for 15 years as an investment banker, initially on a trading floor and then specialising in global custody and hedge funds, before moving into a risk & business development role. More recently she provided strategic input and chaired the leadership group of a network of 26 local primary schools.


Sarah has almost a decade of primary school governance experience at a now outstanding infant & nursery school with a dedicated resource base and became a trustee in September 2019.



Mr T. Woollard

Term of Office:  15/07/2020 - 14/07/2024


Tyler has worked in the financial services industry since 2000, wherein such time he has progressed to hold senior management positions in several regulated firms. 


Tyler has extensive industry experience and hands-on knowledge of regulatory, compliance and risk management.


Before setting up his regulatory compliance consulting firm in 2018, The Conduct Mind Ltd, Tyler was the Global Head of Compliance for ETF Securities, overseeing the compliance frameworks in Australia, Ireland, Hong Kong, Jersey, UK and USA.  


Bridge Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 07663795.

Registered Office: c/o Moulsham High School, Brian Close, Chelmsford, CM2 9ES.