A bit more about me
John is the Finance Director of Robin Hood Multi Academy Trust and has been in post since September 2017. John has a rich financial background in schools and has worked across the West Midlands region in local authority schools, church schools and academies including several other multi academy trusts.
John leads on academy conversions and interacting with the DFE and EFSA for the MAT as the strategic financial lead at Robin Hood Trust.
Robin Hood Multi Academy Trust has a rich history of innovation in ICT, independence and languages which has enabled it to be at the forefront of developments within education. Mandarin is taught from Nursery to Year 6 and the school has Confucius Classroom Status which sees it work closely with Beijing No.2 Experimental School in China.
Previously John worked for the DRB group as a Senior Finance Consultant and has spoken nationally on issues related to school finance. John’s wealth of experience means that he has a wide overview of the educational landscape and finances and is a governor at two schools where he holds the post of Chair of Finance.