Governance

Governance is key to the success of Zest Academy Trust. The Trust have three core functions:

To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the Trust
To hold its principals to account for the educational performance of its academies and pupils and the appraisal of staff
To ensure financial probity

Attendance of Meetings 2018 – 2019

Appropriate Body Governance Role Name Relevant declarations of interest Date of Appointment Date of Disassociation Meeting Attendance
Zest Academy Trust Member & Director Chair Bill Thompson Education Consultant 22/04/2016 Trust Board 2 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Member  Mal Garnett Managing Director – Apparatus 04/05/2018 Trust Board 1 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Member Katherine Shuttleworth Head Teacher/Governor Strike Lane Primary School 01/09/2018 Trust Board 1 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Trustee Mark Hamblett Principal of Waterloo Primary Academy CEO Zest 01/09/2018 Trust Board 2 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Trustee Janet Alexander 25/10/2018 Trust Board 0 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Trustee Sheryl Cardwell Employee of Waterloo Primary Academy DBF Zest Academy Trust Trustee and Member of Lime Academy Trust family member employed at Waterloo Primary Academy 22/04/2018 Trust Board 2 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Trustee Philip Thompson Blackpool Borough Council Employee 22/04/2016 Trust Board 0 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Trustee Rebecca Foxton 25/01/2019 Trust Board 1 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Trustee Hemant Asher 26/10/2018 Trust Board 2 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Trustee Amy Lalla Shareholder- Let Me Play

Shareholder- Sporting Education

Chair – Young Hammersmith & Fulham

08/01/2018 Trust Board 2 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Trustee Michelle Kirkham Blackpool & Fylde College Employee 23/03/2018 Trust Board 1 out of 2
Zest Academy Trust Trustee Susan Darbyshire 08/03/2019 Trust Board 0 out of 2