PA to the CEO & to the Director of Operations / Governance Professional
Kathy worked as a Legal Secretary at Clifford Chance LLP for 7 years before becoming PA to the Managing Director of Development at Canary Wharf. After 10 years she moved closer to home to work as the Church Administrator at her local church where she successfully managed the planning and tender process for the church refurbishment and extension programme. Kathy worked as PA to the Fundraising Director of Saint Francis Hospice in Havering atte Bower raising vital funds for patient care. In 2012 Kathy moved to The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls as PA to the Headteacher and has since worked closely with him and the wider Senior Leadership Team providing help and support. Kathy began clerking the Local Governing Body in 2014 and, once the Academy joined LIFE Education Trust, Clerks for the Board, the Members and three local governance committees and continues to work as PA to the Executive Headteacher/CEO. Kathy completed the National Clerk’s Development Programme run by the National Governance Association and the National College for Teaching & Learning in 2017 and gained accreditation passing the Level 4 Certificate in Academy Governance through the Chartered Governance Institute in 2021.