Governance

The Twyford CofE Academies Trust was formed in October 2011. The Trust is comprised of Twyford CofE High School, William Perkin CofE High School, Ealing Fields High School and Ada Lovelace CofE High School.

Further information relating to Directors and Local Governing Bodies can be found within the tabs above.

Governance Documents

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Governing Body diversity data can be found within the document below.

Equality and Diversity Objectives and Action Plan

Updated: 04/10/2023 386 KB

We are always pleased to hear from people who would be interested in becoming a Volunteer School Appeals Panel Member. 

For more information read the document - Apply to become a Volunteer School Appeals Panel Member and contact the Clerks Office.

Volunteer School Appeals Panel Members

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The schools are under the ultimate authority of a Board of Directors whose job it is to ensure that the vision and values of the Trust are lived up to at each school.

Directors details, attendance and business interests

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Members

Pete Broadbent

Pete Broadbent

Member, Director and Chair of the Board

As Chair of Directors for a Multi Academy Trust, Pete's role is to ensure that the Trust Board functions well and works to ensure that our constituent schools are properly served. Pete is retired, and his previous work was as an Area Bishop in the Church of England in North West London. A charity trustee in several organisations, Pete has previously been a School Governor in a number of London schools, an independent member of Local Education Authorities and Chair of the London Diocesan Board for Schools.

Bishop Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy

Bishop Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy

Member

Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy was consecrated as the Bishop of Willesden in January 2022, at a service led by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Lusa was ordained in 2008 and served as an Assistant Curate in the Diocese of Canterbury, before becoming Vicar of St Aidan, Gravesend in 2012. In 2017 he was appointed BAME Mission and Ministry Enabler in the Diocese of Leicester, wherein he oversaw an increase in representation and participation of those from UK Minority Ethnic (UKME) backgrounds in the life and structures of Leicester Diocese. Lusa is a trustee of St Mellitus College, Church Army, and deputy chair of the Board of Initiatives of Change UK.

Christine Peppiatt

Christine Peppiatt

Member

Christine is a Chartered Building Surveyor with experience in Project management, buildings and assets and general management. Her Governance roles have included LDB Governor, Chair of Finance and Vice Chair of Governors at Twyford CofE High School and Chair of Directors at TCEAT. Christine has a clear strategic vision with a detailed understanding of the management skills and processes, along with data analysis required to monitor, improve and maintain standards and achievements.

Penny Roberts

Penny Roberts

Member

Penny Roberts MBE FRSA is Director of Education at the London Diocesan Board for Schools. During a long and varied career in education she has held positions including MAT COO, educational psychologist and maths teacher. As a school development consultant to the LDBS Penny supported the opening of seven new free schools and academies. She founded St Luke’s CE School in 2011 and chaired the governing body until the first cohort reached Year 6.

Inigo Woolf

Inigo Woolf

Member

Inigo has a background in finance where he was involved with project management and risk management. He has been involved with Charities for more than 50 years, including an association with the London Diocesan Board for Schools from 1992 to 2022. Inigo is a founding member of three Multi-Academy Trusts in the Diocese of London which have opened new schools successfully as part of the programme to increase Church of England school places in the Diocese by 25%. Twyford Church of England Academies Trust is a shining example of what can be achieved.

Directors

Abdi Azimi-Azad

Abdi Azimi-Azad

Director

Abdi is a Management Consultant with 25 years of experience working on transformation programmes with his clients and specialises in driving performance outcomes from Procurement, Commercial and Supply Chain across Private and Public sectors. He has a deep knowledge of how to scale operating models, processes and systems and how to adopt them in an agile way. Abdi has held multiple senior leadership roles providing direction, challenge and governance and oversight across a broad array of organisations.

Patrick Alleyne

Patrick Alleyne

Director

Patrick was first elected as a parent governor on the Twyford Church of England School Governing Body in February 2013. Before that, he had been a Director of the Harrow School of Gymnastics, which was his first taste of working in a governance/board role. He previously worked as a Human Resources Reward and Operations Manager for the Greater London Authority. Professionally, his main role now is as a Judicial Officer Holder working as a Non Legal Member of the Employment Tribunal based at London Central Tribunal. He was appointed a Director of the Trust in 2022/23. He is also a member of the Resources Committee. Patrick is also a member of his local PCC and the Church Treasure.

Andrew Bickley

Andrew Bickley

Director

Andrew is a Senior Lawyer in the Government Legal Department advising the Department of Education on commercial law issues, particularly in relation to Academy Funding Agreements and the transfer of Academies between Academy Trusts. Prior to this role Andrew was Chair of Governors at various Primary Schools in Ealing.

Michael Cross

Michael Cross

Director

Michael is co-author of The Green Edge which provides information and analysis on green skills, jobs and employment; Regent of the University of Edinburgh; Ambassador for the Data Driven Innovation Programme for the Edinburgh City Region; Fellow of University College London; and Freeman of the City of London. He has set-up and built a number of businesses spanning a European and Asian pharmaceutical packing business, a national school improvement company, and a data science business over the last 30+ years. Running parallel to his business roles, he has held Fellowships at a number of universities which has resulted in 130 papers and seven books. He has held a board role on the Bloomsbury Bio-seed Fund; Chaired the Productivity Improvement Board for the Planning Inspectorate; Trustee and Board member of various national skills and vocational training bodies and Chaired an awarding body; and has served as Trustee at Villiers Park Educational Trust and Alcohol Research UK.

Rev Sarah Guinness

Rev Sarah Guinness

Director

Rev Sarah is the Rector of the Parish of Brentford (St Paul’s and St Faith’s) in West London. She has been Area Dean for Hounslow, and is currently a foundation Governor for St Paul’s Primary School, Chair of Governors at Ealing Fields School and has been a Director at the TCEAT since 2021. Sarah has a background of 12 years in social care, including 6 years of leadership experience, managing teams and delivering training. She is committed to the development of the MAT, and support the foundation of the 10:10 Ethic which underpins its ethos.

Emma Harniman

Emma Harniman

Director

Emma has been a governor at Ada Lovelace since its inception, having been a parent and local resident keen to see a school built in central Ealing. As a long-standing member of St Stephen’s church she was keen to see high quality education for a whole community with God’s love and support at its heart. Since then she has taken on the Chair of Governors role at Ada Lovelace and become a director at the Trust. Due to her environmental engineering background (in oil & gas and infrastructure projects), Emma was keen to see Ada Lovelace designed and built as efficiently as possible, and now to see run efficiently. She has a lot of experience in the design processes, procurement and engineering management.

Conrad Law

Conrad Law

Director

Conrad is Head of Tax for the European region of a global logistics group, with experience in strategic tax and finance advisory and management, risk management, team leadership and business partnering. Conrad joined the board of directors of TCEAT in September 2023, and is also a trustee & chair of the finance committee of St. Paul’s Hammersmith CoE church. Before that, he was a governor of a CoE primary school in Queen’s Park, London, as well as trustee and chair of finance committees of various charities.

Gemma Peck

Gemma Peck

Director

Gemma has been a Civil Servant for 17 years, across the education and business departments, and HM Treasury. She is currently the Director of Funding at the Education and Skills Funding Agency, and her job is to disburse c.£70bn to schools, colleges and local authorities each year. She has experience of running large operations, setting up new government programmes, digital and data transformation, reforming systems, and of developing long term strategies across government departments. Gemma has a team of about 300, located around England, and brings experience of leading teams to deliver in challenging circumstances.

 

To contact the Members/Directors please contact the Clerks office.

Each school is directly overseen by its own Governing Body which consists of locally based people who are appointed by the Board of Directors.

Ada Lovelace LGB

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Ealing Fields LGB

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Twyford LGB

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William Perkin LGB

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Copies of approved & signed, non-confidential minutes of Governors' meetings are available on request from the Clerks Office.

Contact details for the Chair of Governors can be found in the Contact Us section of each school website.