Governance information

Meeting Attendance

Member and Trustee Disclosures 

The Register of Interests allows Members and Trustees of the Trust to declare any interests that they hold outside of the organisation.

NameBusiness InterestsOther Directorships
& partnerships
Other Trusteeships/
school staff
Jason BellNil Nil Nil Nil
Minesh Chauhan Nil NilTreasurer of Leicester Neptune Swimming club Nil
Brian DownesDownes Management Consultancy LtdDownes Management Consultancy Ltd
Downes Management Consultancy Ltd Vice President of The Institute of Asphalt Technology
Nil Nil
Gina Samuel-RichardsonLegal advisor to the Boards of Leicester Rape Crisis and The City RetreatDirector and shareholder at AGR LawNil Nil
Hanif AsmalNational Leader of Governance Nil Roundhill Academy
(Deputy Chair)
Sunil DesaiLeicester City Council NilNil Nil
Rose GriffithsUniversity of Leicester NilMember for the Vines Multi Academy Trust Nil
Lee JowettLeicester City Council Nil Nil Nil
Pankaj Patel Nil Nil Nil Nil
John TurnerConsultancy work with Bradgate Education PartnershipDirector at:

John Turner Consulting Ltd
Turner Consulting Services Ltd

International Leadership Associates Ltd
Nil Nil
Learie GonsalvesOne Building Solution LtdOne Building Solution Ltd Nil Nil
Robert GrantLoughborough Schools Foundation NilMember of Institue of Workplace and Facilities Managers (IWFM) Member of the IWFM Audit and Risk committee Nil
Andrea Gray Nil Nil Nil Nil
Zahir MamujeeMCL Property LtdMCL Property Ltd MCL Property Special Projects Ltd M Cubed Ltd Prosol Enterprises LLP MCLSP Narborough LtdMamujee Foundation Nil
Husein MussaFinancial Controller at Howes Percival LLP (Solicitors)Lote Tree Consultancy Limited Nil Nil
Stacy Thornton Nil NilGovernor at Eyres Monsell Primary School Nil
Khalid MahmoodSchool Development Support Agency (SDSA)TryDifferent Technologies Ltd NilSpouse works as a TA at Uplands Infant School
Louise Dobbs Nil Nil Nil Nil
Jane RidgewellDirector at The School Development Support AgencyDirector at The School Development Support Agency

IEB member of Taylor Road Primary School
NilPart time Headteacher at Highfields Primary School
David Nimmo Nil Nil NilPart time Business Manager at Highfields Primary School
Member, Trustee and Executive Team Disclosures

Trust Committees  

The Trustees have appointed two central committees:

1.  Audit and Resources Committee

2. School Standards and Improvement Committee

The composition of the Committees is provided here for reference:

Sunil DesaiAudit and Resources CommitteeTrustee
Louise DobbsAudit and Resources CommitteeTrustee
Learie GonsalvesAudit and Resources CommitteeTrustee
Kassam MahomedAudit and Resources CommitteeLGB Governor
Zahir MamujeeAudit and Resources CommitteeTrustee
Husein MussaAudit and Resources CommitteeTrustee
Stacy Thornton Audit and Resources Committee Trustee – Chair of committee
Sally Applebee-LewisSchool Standards and Improvement CommitteeLGB Governor
Hanif Asmal School Standards and Improvement CommitteeTrustee
Rob GrantSchool Standards and Improvement CommitteeTrustee
Andrea GraySchool Standards and Improvement CommitteeTrustee
Rose GriffithsSchool Standards and Improvement Committee Trustee – Chair of committee
Pankaj PatelSchool Standards and Improvement Committee Trustee
John TurnerSchool Standards and Improvement Committee Trustee
Jo WebbSchool Standards and Improvement Committee LGB Governor

Local Governing Boards

The membership of each schools’ Local Governing Body can be found on our schools’ websites.

Details for the Chair of Governors of each school is provided here for reference with a link to their registers of interest.

Highfields Primary School

Green Lane Infant School

Sparkenhoe Community Primary School

Uplands Infant School

Local Governing Board Chairs

SchoolName of Chair
Greenlane Infant SchoolPaul Archdeacon
Highfields Primary SchoolAbdikayf Farah
Sparkenhoe Community Primary SchoolJo Webb
Uplands Infant SchoolSarah Orton

See a list of Members and Trustees.