Register of Business Interests for Trustees & Members

 

Name of Member/Trustee

Role and appointment date

(Trustees’ term of office is 4 years)

Appointed by

Positions of responsibility/
Committee Membership

Relevant business interests that could present a conflict of interest (including whether a governor at another school)

Personal relationship (if any) with members of school staff e.g. spouse, partner, relative

Chelmsford Diocese Educational Trust (CDET) 

Corporate Member

Appointed: 07/03/2018

Founding Schools

n/a

CDET is a Member at all MATs which include a Diocese of Chelmsford school 

None

Mr David Kennedy

Member 
Appointed:

07/03/2018

Founding schools

n/a

Chair of Audit Brunel University and member of Brunel council


Liveryman of Worshipful Company of Founders, Chair of Education Committee and member of Charity and Industry Committees

Member of Institute of Directors. FCIM, FCCT 

Member of the Board of Governors LFBF: Chair of Audit Committee

None

Mr Peter Nicholson

Member

Appointed:

07/03/2018

Founding Schools

n/a

Trustee of Ursuline Prep School, Ilford from April 2008

Governor at Samuel Ward Academy, Haverhill since March 2019

Chair of Governors at Wickhambrook Primary, Suffolk since January 2020

None

Mr Christopher White

Member
Appointed (by virtue of post of Chair of Trustees):
14/07/2023

Trustee 
Appointed: 27/04/2022

 

Members

Chair of Trustees

Education and Standards Committee

Finance Committee

 

 

None

None

Mrs Brenda Jarvis

Member
Appointed: 07/03/2022

Members

n/a

None

None

Mrs Denise Broom

Trustee
(First) Appointed: 18/03/2020

Reappointed: 18/03/2024

Members

Audit and Risk Committee (Chair)

 

Director of Operations at
LIFE Education Trust

None

Mrs Lesley Duffin

Trustee
(First) Appointed: 07/03/2018

Reappointed: 07/03/2022

Members

HR Committee (Chair)

Education and Standards Committee

Safeguarding Trustee

Chair of Governors at Lambourne Primary School, Abridge (Governor since September 2016; Chair since 2018)

Chair of Interim Executive Board (IEB) at Chigwell Row Infant School (since January 2023)

None

Mrs Susan Sunderland

Trustee
(First) Appointed: 07/03/2018

Reappointed: 07/03/2022

Chelmsford Diocese Education Trust

Vice-Chair of Trustees

HR Committee

Audit and Risk Committee

Foundation Governor and Chair of Governors at
St John’s Primary School, Buckhurst Hill since December 2017

None

Mr Peter Tidmarsh

CEO/Trustee
(ex-officio)
Accounting Officer

Members

CEO

Accounting Officer

All Trust Committees

CEO
Member of the Hoddesdon School Trust
(since October 2019)

None

Mr James Wood

Trustee
(First) Appointed: 07/03/2018

Reappointed: 07/03/2022

Members

Finance Committee (Chair)

Audit and Risk Committee

None

 

None

  

Mr George Yerosimou

Trustee: Appointed 02/02/2021

Trustees

Education and Standards Committee (Chair)

HR Committee

Governor (Co-Chair) at Oak View Special School since September 2019

Governor at The Open Box Education Centre Epping (Alternative Education) since September 2020

None

Mrs Vivienne Hole

Trustee: Appointed 
21/04/2022

Trustees

HR Committee

Audit and Risk Committee

Director of The Donkey Sanctuary from September 2023

Director of Vivienne Hole Ltd 

None

Mr Danny Cohen

Trustee: Appointed 27/04/2022

Members

Education and Standards Committee

Audit and Risk Assurance Committee

Finance Committee

SEND Trustee 

None

None

Members and Trustees who have resigned in the past 12 months

Rev Lee Batson

Member/Trustee 
(First) Appointed: 07/03/2018

Resigned:
13/07/2023

Chelmsford Diocese Education Trust

Chair of Trustees

Education and Standards Committee

Member of Chelmsford Diocesan Board of Education 

Member of Local Governing Board at Epping St John’s CE Secondary School since September 2017

Foundation Governor at Coopersale and Theydon Garnon CE Primary School since July 2017 

Foundation Governor at St Andrew’s CE Primary School, North Weald since April 2021

Trustee of Friends of Marsabit

Trustee of Epping and Theydon United Charities

Trustee of St John the Baptist Parochial Church Council, Epping

Trustee of Epping Forest Cultural and Community Trust

None