Who’s Who

Colin Anderson
Barrister (retired) specialising in family and child care law and personal injury.
Former governor at large secondary school. Colin brings experience and knowledge of legal issues relating to families and child care, especially relating to communities with high levels of deprivation and social care needs. He also has significance experience in school governance.

Keith Daniell
Former journalist and television presenter. Managing Director of media company. Past parent governor at East Bridgford St. Peter’s Academy. Vice-Chair of Aspire MAT Board.
Keith brings business, communication and management skills to the MAT Board.

Mark Fielding
Solicitor in criminal and general law.
Mark brings team leadership skills to the Board as well as wide ranging legal knowledge and experience.

Peter Golightly
Pharmacist – national prescribing strategy.
Chair of Aspire MAT Board and 35 year’s experience of school governance. Peter brings public sector finance, workforce planning, staff management, IT, governance and school management skills to the MAT Board.

Claire Meese
Church of England Operations Manager
Former Diocesan Director of Education, headteacher and Ofsted inspector.
Claire brings educational strategy and management skills to the Board. She also has experience and knowledge of Church of England (national and diocese) schools and education strategy, and of developing church-school relationships.

Rich Sewell
Director of Rock UK Christian outdoor centre for children based in Northamptonshire
Rich has a wide range of business development/management and finance skills, and experience within educational services and of Christian and team leadership, workforce planning  and staff management.

Martyn Skinner
Chief Executive Officer of the Aspire MAT.
Martyn has considerable experience of senior school leadership, staff management, senior school leader training, and implementing school improvement programmes. He is also a trained Ofsted inspector.

Lisa Hampson
Company Secretary

Heather Detheridge
Finance & Business Manager