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Local Academy Board

The Local Academy Board of Waterfront UTC:

  • David Giles (Chair and Safeguarding Governor)
  • Spencer Bennett (Head of School and Staff Governor)
  • Stuart Ashenden (University of Greenwich)
  • Lee Penford (BAE Systems)
  • Frances Akinde (Co-opted)
  • Amanda Cadman (Parent)
  • Dorothy Kamusoko (Parent)

Terms of Reference for the Local Academy Board can be found here.

To contact Waterfront UTC’s Chair of Governors please email: t.kington@waterfront-that.org.uk

For details of the Members and Directors of The Howard Academy Trust, please click here.

Name Declaration of Business Interest Attendance ('19-'20)
David Giles (Chair)
Appointed: 01/04/2019

The Howard Academy Trust: Director
Deanwood Primary: Chair of Governors
Temple Mill Primary: Governor
Thames View Primary: Governor
Temple Mill Primary: Daughter is Deputy Head
Barclays Bank: Retired

6 of 6
Stuart Ashenden (Governor)
Appointed: 01/04/2019
Medway Education Business Partnership: Director 4 of 6
Lee Penford (Governor)
Appointed: 01/04/2019
BAE Systems: Governor 4 of 6
Spencer Bennett (Head of School/Staff Governor)
Appointed: 01/04/2019
Nil 6 of 6
Owen McColgan (CEO/Accounting Officer)
Appointed: 01/09/2020
Medway Academy of Performing Arts
(Partner from 03/01/2020)
Inspiring Change MAT
(Member from 12/12/2018)
Featherby Infants & Junior School
(Governor from 08/09/2020)
Frances Akinde (Co-opted Governor)
Appointed: 16/12/2020
Rivermead School: Headteacher  
Amanda Cadam (Parent Governor)
Appointed: 04/02/2021
Dorothy Kamusoko (Parent Governor)
Appointed: 04/02/2021
Governors Left in the Last 12 Months
Name Declaration of Business Interest Left
Tina Lovey (Governor)
Appointed: 10/06/2019

Rivermead Inclusive Trust: Education (No Direct Involvement)

Dan McDonald (Vice Chair)
Appointed: 13/07/2020
The Howard Academy Trust: Director
Elected Councillor: Since May 2015
Mark Stephenson (Governor)
Appointed: 16/09/19
RSME: WUTC Sponsor 11/03/2020
Tammy Clark (Parent Governor)
Appointed: 16/12/2019
UR Fantastic Ltd: Director 02/03/2020
Paul Cottam (Principal)
Appointed: 01/04/2019
Nil 18/04/2021
Louise Brenlund (Governor)
Appointed: 01/04/2019
Nil 24/03/2021
James Nunn (Governor)
Appointed: 01/04/2019
Nil 28/04/2021