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Turner Schools Trustees

Trustees

Our Trustees oversee the strategy and direction of the trust and ensure that the professional staff work in the best interests of the charity.

In addition to their scheduled meetings the trustees regularly meet on special projects and to provide advice and guidance to the chief executive, principals and senior staff.

The Trustees of Turner Schools have declared the following interests:

Michael Buchanan

Position: Chair
Relevant Interests: Positively Leading Ltd,

Attendance 2019/20: 6/6

Attendance 2020/21: 2/2

Appointed: 09/07/2019

Appointed by: Academy Members

Remuneration and expenses to date: £0

John Bushby

Position: Trustee and Trust Safeguarding Lead

Relevant Interests: Parent (Turner Free School), Trustee & Treasurer of Folkestone Primary PTFA.

LA Governor and Vice-Chair of Stowting CofE Primary Board and member of Buildings and Finance Committee (14.10.19-13.10.23)

Attendance 2019/20: 6/6

Attendance 2020/21: 2/2

Appointed: 30/10/2019

Appointed by: Academy Members

Remuneration and expenses to date: £0

Gary Cottle

Position: Trustee
Relevant Interests: High Tong Estates, Clyde, Cherwell, Future Screen, Invicta, AGC, Urban RE, Caxton House, Telios Capital, Airrated Ltd, Project Beckenham Ltd, Metrikus Ltd
Attendance 2019/20: 3/6

Attendance 2020/21: 1/2

Appointed: 01/02/2018

Appointed by: Academy Members

Remuneration and expenses to date: £0

Professor Helen James

Position: Trustee

Relevant Interests: Deputy Vice Chancellor – Christ Church Uni,  member of FIMechE & Member of Education Strategy Board

Attendance 2019/20: 4/6

Attendance 2020/21: 2/2

Appointed: 09/07/2019

Appointed by: Academy Members

Remuneration and expenses to date: £0

Manjinder Johal

Position: Trustee, Chair, Finance, Audit and Resources Committee

Relevant Interests: None

Attendance 2019/20: 5/6

Attendance 2020/21: 0/2

Appointed: 17/03/2017

Appointed by: Academy Members

Remuneration and expenses to date: £0

Tracy Luke

Position: Trustee

Relevant Interests: Member of Folkestone Grammar School for Girls Trust from September 2020

Attendance 2019/20: 6/6

Attendance 2020/21: 2/2

Appointed: 01/09/2018

Appointed by: Academy Members

Remuneration and expenses to date:  £148.20 Travel Expenses

Seamus Murphy

Position: CEO, Accounting Officer & Ex-officio Trustee

Relevant Interests: None

Attendance 2019/20: 3/3

Attendance 2020/21: 2/2

Appointed: 23/03/2020

Appointed by: Academy Members

Remuneration for services as Chief Executive and Accounting Officer: within the £120,000 – £130,000 banding for 2020.

Expenses Claimed:

Mark Taylor

Position: Trustee
Relevant Interests: Director – AGBIS & Independent Schools Council, Director – King’s College & AES Tring Park Schools Trust

Attendance 2020/21: 0/0

Appointed: 07/10/2020

Appointed by: Academy Members

Remuneration and expenses to date: £0

Minutes can be requested from the Trust Office at [email protected]