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Kathy Hardy

Kathy Hardy

Clerk To The Board & PA To The CEO

Kathy worked as a Legal Secretary at Clifford Chance LLP for 7 years before moving on to become 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 then moved on to work as PA to the Fundraising Director of Saint Francis Hospice in Havering atte Bower where she worked closely with a team of fundraising staff 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 took over as Clerk to the Local Governing Body in 2014 and, once the Academy joined LIFE Education Trust, now Clerks Board, Member and Committee meetings as well as continuing to work as PA to the Headteacher and CEO. Kathy has recently gained accreditation from the National Clerk’s Development Programme having completed training run by the National Governor’s Association and the National College for Teaching & Learning.