Board of Trustees

Mr P Murphy
CEO

(Exec Trustee)

Mr Murphy has been a teacher for 30 years. He has 25 years’ experience as a senior leader in 4 different schools and he has been a Headteacher for 15 years. Mr Murphy has a considerable track record of success in education and has experience of leading and managing schools in a variety of contexts. Mr Murphy brings a strong track record of success in education and expertise in leading and managing schools to secure improvements in the education offer for students.

pmurphy@e21c.co.uk


Mr N Vincent
Chair

(Non-exec Trustee)

Mr Vincent brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the Board of Trustees of E21C. He has been a school Governor for over 25 years and has fulfilled the role of Chair of Governors for 15 years. He now holds accreditation as a National Leader of Governors, Academy Ambassador and in this role he has supported many other Governing bodies. Mr Vincent has a wealth of commercial and business experience. He is the owner of a successful land and estate agency business and brings his commercial expertise to the operation of E21C.

nvincent@e21c.co.uk


Mrs C Whiting
COO

(Exec Trustee)

Mrs Whiting is the Chief Operating Officer for E21C. She has a strong track record in administration, finance and personnel from her 25 year career in retail management. Mrs Whiting has worked at a senior level in many well-known companies including House of Fraser and Sainsbury’s, Mrs Whiting brings this wealth of experience to the board of E21C.

cwhiting@e21c.co.uk


Mr C Darlington
Vice Chair

(Non-exec Trustee)

Mr Darlington has worked in the commercial and business sector for over 25 years. His expertise is within the travel industry where he is a senior manager for a large, multinational operator, Mr Darlington has extensive experience in project management, the development of consumer facing ICT systems and leading the strategic development of regional growth within the multinational environment. Mr Darlington brings very extensive experience and expertise, especially within ICT systems, to the operation of E21C.


Mr M Atkinson
Finance Trustee

(Non-exec Trustee)

Mr Atkinson is a qualified accountant with over 25 years’ experience. Mr Atkinson has worked for large National accountancy firms such as Baker Tilley and now runs his own accountancy firm specialising in small and medium sized enterprises. Mr Atkinson has successful experience across all areas of accountancy and finance from audit to compliance and production of company accounts for a wide variety of businesses.


Mrs A Dempsey
Safeguarding

(Non-exec Trustee)

Mrs Dempsey has over 30 years’ experience in the education sector. She also has 20 years’ experience of working as a senior leader in schools. Throughout this time her expertise was student welfare and safeguarding. Mrs Dempsey is trained to the highest of education safeguarding practices. She brings this experience and expertise to E21C, ensuring that safeguarding our students is at the heart of our work.


Mrs M Drake
Primary Education

(Exec Trustee)

Miss Drake has worked in primary education for approaching 20 years. During that time she has worked at all leadership levels in a wide range of Primary Schools. As a Headteacher Miss Drake has experience of improving Schools inspection outcomes and securing lasting school improvement for the students. Miss Drake also has experience and expertise as an Executive Headteacher, responsible for the leadership and management across a family of schools. Miss Drake brings experience and expertise to E21C.


Mr Andrew Downes
Local Governance

(Non-exec Trustee)


Ms Lisa Rothon
HR

(Non-exec Trustee)

Ms. Rothon is a qualified Solicitor, specialising in Employment Law, at a leading law firm in the South East. Ms. Rothon. has experience of advising both commercial clients and individual employees on employment law and human resources matters including, unfair and wrongful dismissal, discrimination, redundancy, disciplinary and grievance procedures and contractual documentation. Ms. Rothon brings experience and expertise, especially with regards to employment relations, to the operation of E21C.


Ms Rosemary Judah
Educational Standards

(Non-exec Trustee)