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 R Judah
Education Standards

(Non-exec Trustee)

Mrs Judah worked as a senior leader in secondary education for over 15 years. She specialised in raising standards of attainment and achievement in a number of schools in a wide variety of contexts. As a senior leader, Mrs Judah had a wide experience of education analysis and implementing successful improvement strategies based on data. Mrs Judah brings this wealth of experience and expertise in evaluating standards to the work of E21C.


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.


Miss M Richardson
HR/Personnel

(Non-exec Trustee)

Miss Richardson has a 30 year career in human resources and personnel. In that time Miss Richardson has worked with many private companies and also in the public sector with, for example, the NHS. Miss Richardson has an extensive experience and expertise in a very wide range of areas across personnel and human resources, she brings this experience, knowledge and expertise to E21C.