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Beverley is Executive Head Teacher of the CofE Federated Schools of St Mary’s and St Saviour’s, where she has led St Mary’s to an overall Ofsted grade of Outstanding (April 2016) and St Saviour’s to Good with Outstanding leadership and management (November 2013). Beverley has been a Head Teacher since 2007 and a teacher since 1994. She led and implemented the successful hard federation of St Mary’s and St Saviour’s. She is a director of two nursery schools (one outstanding; the other good with outstanding features), a Director of Waltham Forest Primary Challenge, a current member of Diocesan Board of Education and Ofsted trained.
Canon Ade is currently Chair of the Governing Body of the C of E Federated Schools of St Mary’s and St Saviour’s and has been a Governor since September 2011, before St Saviour’s came out of Special Measures. Having served in the Church of England since the late 1990s, he is currently the Vicar of Emmanuel Parish Church in Walthamstow, close to St Saviour’s Primary, and holds Diocesan posts for Area Ordination Adviser and National Bishops’ Adviser for Vocation. Additionally, he has served as Bishop Inspector for theological colleges.
Prior to ordination, he worked as in the civil service having graduated from Goldsmiths College, University of London and City University– as well as being a Health and Safety Manager and also has a trade Union and H&S background.
Graham has served as Director of Education for Hillingdon (1996-99), Sandwell, Birmingham (200-2001) and, from, 2001 to 2008, as Director of School Services for EduAction which ran education in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics and PGCE and was an Ofsted inspector from 2000 to 2005 – inspecting Local Education Authorities. Graham is a recognised expert in a range of school finance, business and academy issues – having worked closely with the DfE/DCSF on a range of issues. He is currently an Education Consultant as well as Chairman of the Lion Academy Trust (since September 2014) and Vice Chair of the Arbor Academy Trust – having been Vice Chair of the Federation of Davies Lane and Selwyn Primary Schools, from which the academy developed.
He expects to commit at least the required six to 10 days a year to his role as Chair of the Board/Finance Director.
Samir is a qualified finance professional (FCMA) with 22 years of experience working for companies in Telecom, Technology and IT outsourcing and offshoring sector, where he was involved in finance transformation, finance business partnering, risk management and delivery of financial strategy. Samir wanted to be part of Genesis Education Trust to make a difference in the education system not only by using his financial expertise but also by bringing in another perspective as he has been educated in India. Samir is married to Deepali, who is also working as a SEN support teacher for another education trust, he has two young children, 16 and 12 years old who are in full time education.
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Nana is a consultant working with companies ranging from FTSE 100 to SMEs, brings 15 years’ experience in business transformation and change management in the private and public sectors; including health, telecoms, logistics, international development and Central Government. Nana holds an MBA in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from London Business School.
Heather has been a Head teacher for over 12 years and is currently the Head at Hailey Hall, a converter Academy Special School for boys aged 11-16, catering for boys who have Learning, Social, Emotional, Behavioural and Mental Health Difficulties.. She has governance experience of over twenty years, including being the Vice-Chair at a North London Girl’s school.
Paul Powell has been a Foundation governor for the CofE Federated Schools of St Mary’s and St Saviour’s since January 2013. He has two daughters at St Mary’s, while his son attended the school until last year. Since March 2015, he has been chair of the Curriculum Committee, having served on the Finance Committee from March 2013 – July 2016 and chaired the St Mary’s Admissions Committee in 2015. He has been involved at St Mary’s Church since 2002, serving as a lay preacher and overseeing the mid-week groups. Paul is a television scriptwriter and producer, with many high profile comedy series and events in his portfolio. He is a creative director of Black Dog Television, a non-executive director of the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) and a committee member of The Wine Society.