Governance

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

A copy of minutes, apart from confidential items, can be provided by emailing j.phillips@waterfront-that.org.uk

Chair of Governors

Chair of Governors: Mr David Giles  

To contact Waterfront UTC’s Chair of Governors please email: j.phillips@waterfront-that.org.uk

Local Academy Board

Waterfront UTC's Local Academy Board comprises of the following: 

  • David Giles, Chair and Safeguarding Governor
  • Spencer Bennett, Head of School and Staff Governor
  • Stuart Ashenden, University of Greenwich
  • Lee Penford, BAE Systems

The Local Academy Board's Terms of Reference can be found here: Terms of Reference

Governors:

Name Appointed LAB Attendance 2019/2020
David Giles (Chair) 01/04/2019 6 of 6
Declaration of Business Interest Director of The Howard Academy Trust, Chair of Governors at Deanwood Primary, Governor at Temple Mill Primary, Daughter is Deputy Head at Temple Mill Primary, retired from Barclays Bank, Governor at Thames View Primary. 
Stuart Ashenden (Governor) 01/04/2019 4 of 6
Declaration of Business Interest Director of Medway Education Business Partnership
Lee Penford (Governor) 01/04/2019 4 of 6
Declaration of Business Interest BAE Systems, Governor
Spencer Bennett (Head of School/Staff Governor) 01/04/2019 6 of 6
Declaration of Business Interest N/A
Owen McColgan/CEO/(Accounting Officer)  01/09/2020
Declaration of Business Interest

Inspiring Change MAT: Member from 12/12/2018

Medway Academy of Performing Arts: Partner from 03/01/2020

Featherby Infants & Junior School: Govenor from 08/09/2020

Frances Akinde (Co-opted Governor) 

16/12/2020

Declaration of Business Interest

Headteacher at Rivermead School

Amanda Cadman (Parent Governor)

04/02/2021

Declaration of Business Interest

N/A

Dorothy Kamusoko (Parent Governor)

04/02/2021

Declaration of Business Interest

N/A

Left in the last 12 months:

Name Appointed Left
Tina Lovey (Governor) 10/06/2019 04/10/2020
Declaration of Business Interest Rivermead Inclusive Trust, Education (no direct involvement). 
Dan McDonald (Vice Chair) 13/07/2020 28/09/2020
Declaration of Business Interest Director of the Howard Academy Trust and an Elected Councillor since May 2015
Mark Stephenson (Governor) 16/09/19 11/03/2020
Declaration of Business Interest R.S.M.E, WUTC Sponsor
Tammy Clark (Parent Governor) 16/12/2019 02/03/2020
Declaration of Business Interest

UR Fantastic Ltd, Director. Materials to help pupils with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

UR Fantastic Ltd, Director. Book about surviving suicide, anxiety and/ or depression to be published in 2020 - aimed at young people and young adults.

Paul Cottam (Principal) 01/04/2019 18/04/2021

Declaration of Business Interest

N/A

Louise Brenlund (Governor) 01/04/2019 24/03/2021
Declaration of Business Interest

N/A

James Nunn (Governor) 01/04/2019 28/04/2021
Declaration of Business Interest

N/A

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