Anthony Cook – Chair of Resources Committee
Over the last 4 years, Anthony has built a good working knowledge of Governance in a primary school context through serving as the Vice-Chair and Finance Governor at FJS, striking the right balance between supporting and challenging the school leadership team to focus resources on improving teaching and learning. To find out more about the Trust ways of working and to increase his network and impact on all the schools in the trust, Anthony joined the Trust Performance and Standards Committee, helping to ensure that we have continued to improve teaching, governance and students learning across all schools. Anthony believes that his Governance experience coupled with his broader 20 years of European Commercial and Capability experience make it a good blend to bring value to the board. Anthony has previously led teams of more than 100 people, managed a hugely successful business with the largest retailer in the UK as well as been responsible for leading and measuring success against transformational projects. With 3 children, he continues to be. Engaged and motivated to help steer the Trust’s future success, which is critical to so many children’s futures across the local area. Anthony’s Finance and HR skillset and scale Commercial experience bring value to the Trust Resources Committee which he joined in May 2018.
Term of office: May 2018-May 2022
Membership Type: Appointed by Member