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Meet our trustees
Dave has a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Studies from Newcastle-upon-Tyne Polytechnic.
Dave is a founder member and Director of Co-operative and Mutual Solutions Limited, a consultancy business providing advice and support to co-operatives and social enterprises. Besides holding management positions in several co-operatives and credit unions he has thirty years experience in providing advice and developmental support to co-operative and mutual enterprises. Dave is Chair of The Dog Inn in Belthorn, which re-opened under community ownership in November 2015.
Dave was chair of the governing body at Witton Park High School Academy from 2009 to 2020 and was Vice-Chair of the AtC Trust from its foundation until 2020.
She has worked across several industries and sectors in HR roles - telecommunications, pharmacy and third sector. Vicky’s current role is Head of HR Business Partners at the National Trust, which involves managing a team with national coverage and also holding a wider leadership role as part of the North Regional Management Team.
Vicky joined AtC as a Trustee in December 2018. She is an experienced coach and is passionate about organisational design and development, and creating a positive climate to enable organisational success. She believes that recruiting and developing the best people enables us to do the best for our students.
Worked in HR for 20 years. Have previously worked in Housing Sector for Local Authority and Higher Education
MA Personnel and Management Development
Mental Health First Aid accredited trainer (Mental Health First Aid England)
Info about me
I have 2 children, I love dogs, enjoy the outdoors, walking and running
What I bring to AtC.
Breadth of knowledge of Human Resources in the Education Sector
A specific focus on Mental Health and Wellbeing
Genuine desire to ensure pupil and staff experience of AtC is a positive one
Practicing fine artist with a personal commission for the ICA London, group shows in Barcelona and Palma, Germany alongside large scale community participation events including Spare parts arts festival Arts Council funded (50 community groups) and international creative art workshops in Italy, Spain. Balearic Islands, China and UK.
Linda lives with her family near Blackpool and has three children, the youngest at secondary school.
My skillset is underpinned by a range of professional qualifications including a Masters degree, NPQH and I am currently studying for the NPQEL and hope to complete this in 2021.
I am a dedicated, creative, caring and ambitious leader who inspires the best in both staff and students. I believe wholeheartedly in working collaboratively so that we can achieve so much more for our children and our community.
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