Executive Team

Dean Logan

CEO

Dean started his career in education as a teacher at Witton park in 1991, rejoining the school in 2010 as Headteacher. Dean’s career includes experience in special education, primary school, middle school and secondary schools; in both maintained and academy sectors.

Dean’s teaching and leadership expertise was gained whilst working in several Local Authorities; Lancashire, Shropshire, Sandwell, Worcestershire, Telford and Wrekin, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen. Each different school and area has added a richness and diversity to his expertise that helps to focus on people as individuals and value all contributions from the school community.

Dean also works as a local leader of education and for Ofsted as a school inspector. This work continues to widen his experience and expertise that in turn contributes to the development of leaders within AtC. Working in partnership with a wider group of stakeholders is a key part of Dean’s vision for the Trust.

In his role as CEO of AtC Dean leads on the growth and development of the Trust to support sustained improvements in all Trust schools, working collaboratively with other schools and Trusts across the region, for the benefit of pupils, to provide the highest standard of education possible.

John Tarbox

Deputy CEO

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Jenny Goy

Director of Finance and Operations

Jenny Goy is the trusts Director of Finance and Operations and Company Secretary. She joined the trust in December 2017 after working as a School Business Manager for a large 11-18 academy. Jenny has previously worked as an Education Finance Consultant which involved travelling the length and breadth of the country, visiting a variety of schools and educational settings.
Jenny started her career as an apprentice for Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. She decided she wanted to work in education after visiting schools with the councils Internal Audit team.
Jenny is married with one young son. Out of work she enjoys a variety of hobbies including sailing and kayaking. Jenny is a keen musician and has played in a variety of bands and ensembles over the years.

Tracy Harrison

Primary Director

Central Team

Lynda Beck

Finance Manager

Lynda works as the Trust Finance Manager. She joined the Trust in March 2019, after working for Witton Park Academy as the Finance/EVC Manager for over 11 years. Lynda’s qualifications include Association of Accounting Technicians NVQ Level IV, Certificate in School Business Management and Cache Level in 2 Early Years and Education. Lynda has a wealth of experience in many areas of finance including purchase ledger, credit control and management accounting.
Lynda prides herself on her ability to interact with people at all levels and her eye for details, she describes herself as a people person and loves working with children.
Lynda is married and has two very sporty teenage children and spends a lot of her spare time driving “Mums Taxi”. Lynda has spent the last 10 years volunteering at the swimming club attended by her 2 children, her roles have included poolside chaperone, club shop and competition secretary.

Chris Hall

Media and Marketing Officer

Chris works as the Media and Marketing Officer for AtC Multi-Academy Trust. He is skilled and experienced within publicising and creating content for both online and offline purposes within the education sector. His qualifications include BA Honours Degree in Digital Media Design and PGCE in ICT. His expertise include developing marketing strategies, proven PR, marketing and communication experience, implementing marketing initiatives using traditional and social media, ability to assess marketing challenges and initiate appropriate solutions, prior experience of digital media and marketing in an educational setting, excellent communication, organisational and project management skills, information management skills including a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Will Laidlaw

Network Manager

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Adam Carlson

ICT Technician

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Beth Lewis

Human Resources Manager

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