Academy Committee

2021- 2022

Full Name 

AC role 

Interests

Date of Apt

Date Stepped Down

Appointed by: 

Meeting Attendance 

Lady Kay Fisher

Chair of the Academy Committee 

Relative, Kilverstone Trust

Patron, Thetford Grammar School

Governor, E-MAT

2/2/18

-

Trustee

 

Roy Brame 

Academy Committee Member

Vice Chairman of Breckland District Council

3/6/19

-

Trustee

 

Darren Hollingsworth 

Academy Committee Member

Principal, Cromer Academy

1/9/19

     

Gary Lee 

Academy Committee Member

Director, Indigo Waste Services Ltd

1/9/19

     

Ian Soden 

Academy Committee Member

Director, Soden Education Ltd and Treasurer, Cambridge Handel Opera Co. 

1/12/15 (term renewed 1/12/19)

-

Trustee

 

Lisa Long

Academy Committee Member

 

15/6/21

-

Trustee

 

Carlos Ribeiro

Academy Committee Member

 

15/6/21

-

Trustee

 

Richard Smith 

Academy Committee Member

 

15/6/21

-

Trustee 

 

Linda Steeds

Academy Committee Member

Employee, Thetford Grammar School 

16/3/21

-

Trustee 

 

2020 - 2021

Full Name 

AC role 

Interests

Date of Apt

Date Stepped Down

Appointed by: 

Meeting Attendance 

Lady Kay Fisher

Chair of the Academy Committee 

Relative, Kilverstone Trust

Patron, Thetford Grammar School

Governor, E-MAT

1/2/15 (term renewed 1/2/19)

-

Trustee

4 of 4 

Roy Brame 

Academy Committee Member

Vice Chairman of Breckland District Council

3/6/19

-

Trustee

0 of 4 

Mike Gibbins 

Academy Committee Member

Director, Zerorange Ltd

1/12/14 (term renewed 1/12/18)

15/7/21

Trustee

4 of 4 

Darren Hollingsworth 

Academy Committee Member

Principal, Cromer Academy

1/9/19

   

3 of 4 

Gary Lee 

Academy Committee Member

Director, Indigo Waste Services Ltd

1/9/19

   

3 of 4 

Ian Soden 

Academy Committee Member 

Director, Soden Education Ltd

Mrs L Soden: board member of Gabrieli consort and Cambridge Handel Opera Co., consultant director of East Midlands Academy Trust, board member of Danes Educational Trust, governor at BRIT School, governor at Bryanston School

1/12/15 (term renewed 1/12/19)

-

Trustee

3 of 4 

Lisa Long

Academy Committee Member

 

15/6/21

-

Trustee

-

Carlos Ribeiro

Academy Committee Member

 

15/6/21

-

Trustee

-

Richard Smith

Academy Committee Member

 

15/6/21

-

Trustee 

Linda Steeds

Academy Committee Member

 

16/3/21

-

Trustee 

2 of 2 

The Academy Committee is part of a wider governance structure within the Inspiration Trust. Further details of roles and responsibilities can be found in the governance section of the Inspiration Trust website. 

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