Over 40 years’ experience in financial management and governance with 22 years in education. Director of Finance & Business Administration/Clerk to Governors & Company Secretary of an Academy (retired September 2014). High level of project management skills coupled with a strategic outlook and proven leadership ability. Part time lecturer at Liverpool Hope University in financial management and governance with a continued emphasis on strategic accountability. I also work with schools in financial difficulty, working with a new team to enable school improvement and embed governance processes. I am committed to ensuring that every child has the same exceptional experience in the classroom and is ready to go out into the world with good values and the ability to know they can keep on learning for ever.