Our Trustees

St Benet’s Board of Trustees 2022-23

 

Name

Role

Relevant interests

Date appointed

Term of office start date

Term of office end date

Fred CorbettMember
Trustee
Chair, Trust Board
Member, St John the Baptist Catholic MAT
Governor, Yare Education Trust Thorpe St Andrew High School and Sixth Form
Self Employed Management Consultant
Member, Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic MAT
26/03/201826/03/202225/03/2026
Rachel BeesonTrusteeLGB Chair, Emneth Academy
Trustee, March 2020
21/05/201921/05/201920/05/2023
Priscilla CraneTrusteeEmployee, Unity Education Trust (present) 01/09/202001/09/202031/08/2024
Eve DewsnapTrusteeNone22/01/202122/01/202121/01/2025
Paul Dunning TrusteeCompany Secretary, Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company
Diocese of Norwich Board of Education, Secretary/Employee
Employee, Diocese of Norwich
Trustee, Keswick Hall Trust
Trustee, Horstead Centre
Trustee, DNEAT
Trustee, Quiet Waters Christian Retreat House
Trustee, Bungay Honeypot Centre (Bungay Community Centre)
26/03/201826/03/202225/03/2026
Edward FranklandTrustee
Chair, Finance, Audit and Risk Committee
Employee, The Pensions Regulator
Member, The Law Society
Director, Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company
Spousal (Employee) Rudlings Wakelam Solicitors
26/03/2018 26/03/202225/03/2026
Kathy GriffithsTrusteeChief Executive Officer, Aquinas Church of England Education Trust06/04/202206/04/202205/04/2026
Teresa OsborneTrusteeMember, Diocesan Board of Education (DBE)
Chair, School Estates and Capital Funding Committee (DBE Committee)
01/10/202201/10/202230/09/2026
Geoff RiversTrusteeDirector, Norfolk Community Health Trust
Director, Hollesley Bay Prison
Self-Employed/Consultant, Geoff Rivers Associates Local Government Consultancy Services
26/03/201826/03/202225/03/2026
Paul WeeksTrustee
Chair, Human Resources Committee
Chair of Governors, Sprowston Junior School
Trustee, Scout Association Trust Corporation
Trustee, The Earsham Church Trust
Trustee, Norfolk Scouts
Trustee, Old Catton Village Hall
Trustee, Norfolk Area Scout Trust
26/03/2018
26/03/2022
25/03/2026
Steve PotterTrustee
Chair, Standards and Performance Committee
None 26/03/201826/03/2022Resigned - 26/09/2022

 

St Benet’s Board of Trustees Previous Academic Year 2021-22

Name

Role


Relevant Interests


Date appointed

Term of office start date

Term of office end of date

Fred CorbettTrustee
Chair: Trust Board
Member, St John the Baptist Catholic MAT
Trustee, Norfolk and Norwich Festival
Governor, Yare education Trust Thorpe St Andrew High School and Sixth Form
Member, Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic MAT
26/03/201826/03/202225/03/2026
Rachel BeesonTrusteeLGB Chair, Emneth Academy
Trustee, March 2020
21/05/201921/05/201920/05/2023
Priscilla CraneTrusteeEmployee, St John the Baptiste MAT01/09/202001/09/202031/08/2024
Eve DewsnapTrusteeNone22/01/202122/01/202121/01/2025
Paul DunningTrusteeCompany Secretary, Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company
Director of Education (Employed), Diocese of Norwich
Trustee, Keswick Hall Trust
Trustee, Horstead Centre
Trustee, DNEAT
Trustee, Quiet waters Christian Retreat Centre
26/03/201826/03/202225/03/2026
Edward FranklandTrustee
Chair: FARC
Solicitor Advocate (Employed), The Pensions Regulator
Member, The Law Society
Director, Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company
Spousal (Employed), Barker Gotlee Solicitors
26/03/201826/03/202225/03/2026
Kathy GriffithsTrustee

Chief Executive Officer, Aquinas Trust06/04/202206/04/202205/04/2026
Steve PotterTrustee
Chair: Standards and Performance Committee
None 26/03/201826/03/202225/03/2026
Geoff RiversTrusteeDirector, Norfolk Community Health Trust
Director, Hollesley Bay Prison
Self-Employed/Consultancy, Geoff Rivers Associates Local Government Consultancy Services
26/03/201826/03/202225/03/2026
Paul WeeksTrusteeChair of Governors, Sprowston Junior School
Director, Scout Association Trust Corporation
Trustee, The Earsham Church Trust
Trustee, Norfolk Scouts
Trustee Old Catton Village Hall
Trustee, Norwich Area Scout Trust
26/03/201826/03/202225/03/2026
Michael SoperTrusteeEmployee, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority 09/05/201809/05/2022Resigned - 23/06/2022

Trustee Attendance 2021-22

NameCommitteesAttendance at Board Meetings 2021/22Attendance at Committee Meetings 2021/22
Fred Corbett (Chair, Member)Standards and Performance Committee
Finance, Audit and Resources Committee
4/4
1/1 (AGM)
3/3
5/5
Mark Allbrook (Member)1/1 (AGM)n/a
Rachel BeesonStandards and Performance Committee3/43/3
Priscilla CraneStandards and Performance Committee2/41/3
Eve DewsnapFinance, Audit and Resources Committee4/43/5
Paul DunningFinance, Audit and Resources Committee,
Standards and Performance Committee
4/4
(1/1 AGM)
3/5
3/3
Edward FranklandFinance, Audit and Resources Committee -(Chair)4/44/5
Kathy Griffiths1/1n/a
Rev Joanna Haywood (Member)1/1 (AGM)n/a
Steve PotterStandards and Performance Committee (Chair)4/42/3
Geoff RiversFinance, Audit and Resources Committee4/45/5
Michael SoperStandards and Performance Committee4/43/3
Tim Sweeting (Member)1/1 (AGM)n/a
The Rt Revd Graham Usher1/1 (AGM)n/a
Paul WeeksFinance, Audit and Resources Committee3/44/5