Statutory details of Trust arrangements as required by the Department for Education (DfE) Academies Financial Handbook (September 2017)


Chief Executive Officer/Accounting Officer: Dr Caroline Allen

Date appointed: 05.04.2013


Chief Financial Officer: Ms Emma Neil

Date appointed: 31.07.2017


Chair of Trustees: Mr Jay Mercer

Date appointed: 03.04.2014


Company Secretary: Mrs Tracey Goodsell


Orchard Hill College (OHC)

Members

1) Mr Peter Holmes (Chair)

Date of appointment: 28.01.2015

Business Interests: NIL

2) Mr John Brown

Date of appointment: 28.01.2015

Business Interests: NIL

3) Dr Caroline Allen (CEO)

Date of appointment: 28.01.2015

Business Interests:

- Employed by the Trust, Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT) since 1995

- OHC Director (interest commenced January 2015)

- OHCAT Employee (since January 2013) and Director (interest commenced November 2013)

Roles held at other educational establishments:

- Croydon College Vice Chair of Governors (interest commenced March 2011)

- Member of YPES Board, London Councils (interest commenced December 2012)

- Member of the EFA Advisory Board

- Son undertakes voluntary work placement at Orchard Hill College and niece is Head of Marketing at OHC&AT (since 2006)


Orchard Hill College Academy (OHCAT) Members

1) Mr Ken Coello (Chair)

Date of appointment: 05.04.2013

Business Interests: NIL

2) Mr Richard Carter

Date of appointment: 05.04.2013

Business Interests: NIL

3) Mr Jay Mercer

Date of appointment: 03.04.2014

Business Interests: NIL

4) Dr Kayfui Taf

Date of appointment: 19.01.2016

Business Interests:

- Director, Off the Record, Croydon

- Director of The Change Foundation


OHC Board of Directors

1) Mr Darren Coghlan (Chair)

Term of Office (4-year term): 28.01.15 – 27.01.2019

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

Trustee Bosco College / CEO and Principal (interest commenced March 2016)

2) Dr David Watkins

Term of Office (4-year term): 28.01.15 – 27.01.2019

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

- Son is Principal at Carew Academy, a school within the trust (since September 2016)

- Member of RSPH Qualifications Governance Committee (non-remunerated) (interest commenced April 2013)

3) Mr Rama Venchard

Term of Office (4-year term): 28.01.15 – 27.01.2019

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

- Director at Silica Associates Ltd (Management Consultancy) provision of Project Management services to OHCAT (interest commenced February 2013)

4) Mr Staynton Brown

Term of Office (4-year term): 28.01.15 – 27.01.2019

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

- Employee/Associate Director of Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust (interest commenced January 2011)

5) Mr Eamonn Gilbert

Term of Office (4-year term): 28.01.15 – 27.01.2019

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

- Employee of Achieving for Children (AfC) (since May 2016)

- Royal Borough of Kingston Local Authority - commissioning of LLDD placements Post 16 / Co-owner of AfC (interest commenced May 2016)

- London Borough of Richmond Local Authority - commissioning of LLDD placements Post 16 / Co-owner of AfC (interest commenced April 2016)

Roles held at other educational establishments:

- Kingston Adult Education: Governor (interest commenced March 2016)

- Kingston College Governor on behalf of AfC and Kingston LA (interest commenced October 2015)

6) Dr Caroline Allen(CEO)

Term of Office (4-year term): 28.01.15 – 27.01.2019

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests/ Roles held at other educational establishments: as listed above


Register of Meeting attendance for Directors - Board and Committee Meetings (2016-17)

OHC&AT Family Board Meetings



Name

Autumn 2016 (09.12.0216)

Spring 2017 (17.03.2017)

Summer 2017 (30.06.2017)

Board Awayday 30.06.2017


Darren Coghlan

Attended

x

x

x

1/4

Rama Venchard

Attended

Attended

Attended

Attended

4/4

Dr David Watkins

x

Attended

Attended

Attended

3/4

Eamonn Gilbert

Attended

x

Attended

Attended

3/4

Staynton Brown

x

x

x

x

0/4

Dr Caroline Allen

Attended

Attended

Attended

Attended

4/4


OHC&AT Audit Committee Meetings

Name

09.12.2016

08.3.2016

30.06.2017


Rama Venchard

Attended

Attended

Attended

3/3

Dr David Watkins

x

Attended

x

1/3


OHC&AT Remuneration Committee

Name

21.10.2016


Darren Coghlan

x

0/1

Dr David Watkins

Attended

1/1


OHC&AT Board of Directors

1) Mr Jay Mercer (Chair)

Term of Office (4-year term): 03.04.2017-02.04.2021

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests: NIL

2) Mr Kevin Finnigan

Term of Office (4-year term): 17.03.2017-16.03.2021

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

- Managing Director of KF Associates (Education Improvement)

3) Mr Stephen Lawes

Term of Office (4-year term) 17.03.2017-16.03.2021

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

- Employee Lewisham/Southwark College (Senior Management)

4) Mr Roger Mills

Term of Office (4-year term): 26.11.2015-25.11.2019

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

- Chairman and Non-Executive Director, Cygnet IT CIC, School IT and Software Development

- Deputy Chairman- Sutton Life Centre, Library/Community centre

- Trustee - Riverside Community Centre

Roles held at other educational establishments:

- Trustee at Greenshaw Learning Trust, Multi Academy Trust

5) Ms Yolande Burgess

Term of Office (4-year term): 30.06.2016 – 29.06.2020

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

- Employee of London Councils

Roles held at other educational establishments:

- Governor at Barking and Dagenham College

- Governor at Ambitious College

6) Mrs Barbara McIntosh

Term of Office (4-year term): 12.05.2017- 11.05.2021

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

- Board member of Swanton-Mental Health and LD Provider

- Trustee, HFT, Learning Disability provider

- Trustee, Richard James Trust, Mental health and LD Provider

- Director, Healthwatch, Sutton-Health regulator

Roles held at other educational establishments:

- Chair of the Local Governing Body of Nightingale Academy, Wandsworth (school within the Trust)

7) Dr Caroline Allen (CEO)

Appointed: 05.04.2013 (Ex-officio)

Business Interests/Roles held at other educational establishments: as listed above

Directors who have stepped down in the past 12 months:

Mrs Mary Francis

Resigned: 17.03.2017

Appointed by: Members

Business Interests:

- Heathrow Community Trust (Charity) Board member/Chair of Youth Committee (interest commenced 2015)

- Chartered Fellow of CIPD for over 10 years

Roles held at other educational establishments:

- Chair of the Local Governing Body of Young People's Academy and The Skills Hub (also resigned)


Register of Meeting attendance for Directors - Board and Committee Meetings (2016-17)


OHCAT Family Board Meetings



Name

Autumn 2016 (09.12.0216)

Spring 2017 (17.03.2017)

Summer 2017 (30.06.2017)

Board Awayday 30.06.2017


Jay Mercer

x

Attended

X

x

1/4

Kevin Finnigan

Attended

Attended

Attended

Attended

4/4

Stephen Lawes

Attended

Attended

Attended

Attended

4/4

Roger Mills

x

x

x

Attended

1/4

Yolande Burgess

x

Attended

Attended

Attended

3/4

Barbara McIntosh (appointed on 12.5.2017)

n/a

n/a

Attended

Attended

1/1

Mary Francis (resigned 17.3.2017)

x

n/a (resigned)

n/a

n/a

0/1

Dr Caroline Allen

Attended

Attended

Attended

Attended

4/4

OHC&AT Audit Committee Meetings

Name

09.12.2016

08.03.2016

30.06.2017


Kevin Finnigan

Attended

x

x

1/3

Stephen Lawes

Attended

Attended

Attended

3/3

















OHC&AT Remuneration Committee

Name

21.10.2016


Jay Mercer

Attended

1/1

Stephen Lawes

x

0/1