The Board Of Trustees

CEO of the Healing Multi-Academy Trust
Name Mark Knapton
Governor Experience Fifteen years teaching and leadership experience in schools in North and North East Lincolnshire. This includes six years in Healing School - A Science Academy, during which time the school was judged outstanding by Ofsted in all categories. An experienced Specialist Leader in Education (SLE), supporting primary and secondary schools. Nine years of service as a Governor in a primary and secondary school.
Career Before entering into teaching, I was a Commercial Insurance Broker for a local company in Grimsby.

Chair of Healing Multi-Academy Trust Board / Trustee
Name Graham Walker
Governor ExperienceGovernor for two years, currently Vice Chair of Finance and Health and Safety. Served as a Governor / Director since July 2012, having undertaken various roles including Chair of Governors and Vice Chair of Finance, Health & Safety Committee. Currently Chair of the HMAT Board.
Career ICAEW Chartered accountant - FCA, Finance Director for Eimskip UK Ltd., Immingham for thirteen years. Responsibilities include account, management reporting, budgeting and taxation; IT including developing logistics software; acquisitions including due diligence.

Name Debbie Peers
Governor Experience Governor / Director with over fifteen years' experience. Undertaken various roles including Vice Chair of full Governors, Chair of Personnel and Chair of Curriculum Committees. Current Chair of Personnel / Curriculum Committee. Served as a Governor / Director for over fifteen years, including roles as Vice Chair of LGB and Chair of Curriculum & Personnel Committee.
Career Senior Manager for Department of Work and Pensions with over thirty two years' experience. Current position National Implementation Lead for Universal Credit.

Name Jonathan Goolden
Governor Experience Formerly a governor of a maintained Church of England primary school and a governor of a selective academy (vice chair and chair of pupil discipline committee)
Career Solicitor, Partner and Head of Public Law with Wilkin Chapman LLP for six years. Independent Person to North East Lincolnshire Council and North Lincolnshire Council for five years. Formerly Clerk to Lincolnshire Police Authority.

Name Nina Stobart
Governor Experience Previous Governor of Killingholme Primary School and John Whitgift Academy
Career Communications & External Affairs Manager for Phillips 66 for 15 years, responsibilities include Communications, External & Government Affairs. NE Lincolnshire Council member of the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce, Humber LEP Board Member and Chair of Business & Law Career Academy Local Advisory Board at Franklin College. Co-founder and Trustee of Not Home Alone (charity no. 1168683). A previous pupil of Healing.

NamePeter Kipling
Governor Experience A wide range of experience as a school governor in both the primary and secondary phases. Acted as chair of two interim executive boards and a conventional governing body. Until comparatively recently was a member of the governing body at Great Coates Primary School.
Career Spent whole career in education.  Was head teacher of two large primary schools before joining the Humberside Advisory Service where specific brief was to lead on assessment of the National Curriculum. In 1996 joined North East Lincolnshire Council as a senior adviser and later became Head of School Improvement for the primary phase. Retired from this post in 2008 and since then has been a self-employed educational consultant. Was a qualified Ofsted inspector and has led a significant number of inspections. Has also acted as a school improvement partner, a role which both challenged and supported schools' leadership teams.

Name Anthony Beach
Governor Experience Governor for sixteen years and Chair of Governors for eleven years. Served as a Governor for over sixteen years until Sept 2016, including the role of Chair of Governors for eleven years. Now serving as an independent member of Healing Multi-Academy Trust.
Career Thirty two years in the chemical industry. Retired as Director of Project Engineering for a large multi-national chemical company. Significant expertise in health and safety. Since retirement lead the launch of the Humber Industry Nature Conservation Association and established the programme Advisory Group for the National Industrial Symbiosis programme.

Name Gillian Walker
Governor Experience Governor since November 2009.
Career Qualifications: State Registered Nurse (1980), Registered Midwife (1987), MSc Population Health (University of York 2008), 34 years public sector experience. NHS 1980 - 2013. From April 2013 employed by Public Health England (NHS Screening Programmes) as National Programme Manager for Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Screening Programme. Responsibilities include developing and issuing national clinical guidance and leading formal roll out of the NIPE screening programme across England.

Governors' Meeting Attendance 2015-16