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Directors & Advisory Councils

Whitefield is structured as a multi-academy trust


(Guardians of the Constitution) 

Caroline Sheppard, OBE
Deborah Malcolm
Owen O'Regan
Stephen Unwin


(Responsibility as sponsor for any sponsored or supported academy)

Caroline Sheppard, OBE - chair
Elaine Colquhoun, OBE
Dr John Hogan
Andrew Howat
Louise Hutchinson
Richard Kramer
Amy MacLaren
Owen O'Regan
Jasvinder Paik
Philip Sams
Neil Swift

Company Secretary: George Ansong

Advisory Councils

Joseph Clarke School
Whitefield Schools
Research & Development Centre

Owen O'Regan

Caroline Sheppard, OBE
To be announced
  • Headteacher
  • 2 parents
  • 2 students
  • 1 teacher
  • 1 support staff
  • external experts
  • Principal
  • 2 parents
  • 2 students
  • 1 teacher
  • 1 support staff
  • external experts
  • Director of R&D Centre
  • Adult students
  • Community/external experts

You can read about the work of the Advisory Councils in the Scheme of Delegation

Statutory Documents

For information Trust Members' and Directors' interests, scheme of financial delegation etc, please see the bottom of our Policies & Key Information Page.

Upcoming Directors' meetings

  • Tuesday 7th May 2019 (to be confirmed)
  • Monday 15th July 2019

Upcoming Advisory Council meetings (Whitefield Schools)

  • Wednesday 19th June 2019

Contacting the directors

The chair of Directors for the whole Trust is Caroline Sheppard. If you would like to contact the Directors, you can do so either through the Whitefield Schools or Joseph Clarke School office, or by sending an email to:

Whitefield Academy Trust is a company registered in England and Wales: Registration No. 08878604