Richard Carr (Chair)

Richard is a management consultant with wide experience in organisational development and change management. He was a primary school Foundation Governor for 10 years.

Nigel Wyrley-Birch

Nigel is a Chartered Accountant and a partner in a firm in Newcastle upon Tyne. He has extensive strategic experience in the independent and academy sectors of education, and much of his work involves assisting schools with growth and strategy. He is also a member of the Bishop’s Council Durham Diocese, and of the North East Reserve Forces and Cadets Association working on strategic issues including the work those organisations do with young people.