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Governance

Chair of Governors

Chair of Governors: Mr David Giles  

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

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

Post Ofsted Group

Trustees – Appointed by Members  

The Post Ofsted Group comprises of the following: 

  • David Giles, Chair of POGChief Accounting Officer.
  • Louise Brenlund, Brachers LLP.
  • Simon Cook, MidKent College. Safeguarding Governor.
  • Paul Cottam – Principal, Waterfront UTC. Financial Officer.
  • James Nunn,Governor
  • Lieutenant Colonel William Robinson, Royal School of Military Engineering (Member of Academic Standards Committee).
  • Stuart Ashenden, University of Greenwich

The Post Ofsted Group's Terms of Reference can be found here: POG Terms of reference

The Governing Body

Trustees – Appointed by Members  

The Governing Body of the Waterfront UTC comprises of the following:

  • David Giles, Chair of Governors. Chief Accounting Officer.
  • Paul Charman, Governor.
  • Louise Brenlund, Brachers LLP.
  • Simon Cook, MidKent College. Safeguarding Governor.
  • Paul Cottam – Principal, Waterfront UTC. Financial Officer.
  • Richard Judge, Delphi Diesel Systems
  • James Nunn, Governor.
  • Les Wicks, Medway Local Authority.
  • Lieutenant Colonel William Robinson, Royal School of Military Engineering.
  • Stuart Ashenden, University of Greenwich
  • Lee Penfold, BAE Systems 

The Full Governing Body Terms of Reference can be found here: FGB Terms of reference

Members:

Name Appointed
David Giles 26/03/2018
Declaration of Business Interest Director at The Howard Academy Trust
Chris Jones 10/07/2017
Declaration of Business Interest Employed by BAM Construction Ltd, Bam FM is an opperating division of BAM Construct.
Alan Reed 01/07/2013
Declaration of business Interest Appointed (by the University of Greenwich) as governor of Waterfront UTC and Leigh UTC,  Trustee of the Sheppey Heritage trust, Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Registered Chartered Engineer, Engineering Council, Son contracted to provide the first Waterfront UTC website.
Les Wicks 01/07/2013
Declaration of Business Interest Elected Member of Medway Council, Member of Kent and Medway Superannuation Committee, Trustee at Parkwood Youth Club.
Carol Winn 10/03/2017
Declaration of Business Interest N/A

Trustees:

Name Appointed Attendance 2017/2018 Attendance 2018/2019
Louise Brenlund 27/03/2017 FGB 3 of 3; POG 5 of 5 FGB 1 of 1; POG 4 of 5
Declaration of business Interest N/A
Paul Charman  01/07/2013 FGB 1 of 3 FGB 1 of 1
Declaration of Business Interest N/A
Simon Cook 20/07/2015 FGB 2 of 3; POG 2 of 5  FGB 1 of 1; POG 2 of 5 
Declaration of Business Interest Principal – MidKent College, Rivermead Inclusive Trust, The Retreats Residents Association, MKC Aspire Ltd, MKC Training Services Ltd
Richard Judge  09/10/2017 FGB 1 of 3 FGB 1 of 1
Declaration of Business Interest N/A
David Giles (Chair) 26/03/2018 FGB 1 of 1; POG 5 of 5 FGB 1 of 1; POG 5 of 5 
Declaration of Business Interest Director of The Howard Academy Trust
James Nunn 15/11/2015 FGB 2 of 3 FGB 1 of 1; POG 3 of 5 
Declaration of Business Interest N/A
Stuart Ashenden  26/03/2018 FGB 1 of 2; POG 5 of 5 FGB 1 of 1; POG 4 of 5 
Declaration of Business Interest Director of MEBP 
William Robinson 27/03/2017 FGB 3 of 3; POG 5 of 5 FGB 1 of 1; POG 2 of 5 
Declaration of Business Interest Member of the Chartered Management Institute, Member of the City and Guilds Institute, Minstry of Defence
Les Wicks 01/07/2013 FGB 3 of 3 FGB 1 of 1
Declaration of Business Interest Elected member of Medway Council, Member of Kent and Medway superanuation committee, Trustee of Parkwood Youth Club
Lee Penfold 26/03/2018 FGB 1 of 2 FGB 1 of 1
Declaration of Business Interest Director of BAE Systems 
Paul Cottam, Principal 03/01/2018 FGB 2 of 2; POG 5 of 5 FGB 1 of 1; POG 4 of 5 
Declaration of Business Interest N/A

Resigned in the last 12 months:

Name Appointed Resigned
Nicholas Fowler, Trustee 01/07/2013 08/10/2017
Declaration of Business Interest N/A
Chris Jones, Trustee 10/07/2013 08/10/2017
Declaration of Business Interest Employed by BAM Construction Ltd, Bam FM is an opperating division of BAM Construct.
Karon Buck, Principal 15/09/2014 31/12/2017
Declaration of Business Interest Relationship with member of staff -CHo
Alan Reed, Trustee 01/07/2013 26/03/2018
Declaration of Business Interest Member/Governor/Director/Trustee – Waterfront UTC Ltd – Nominated University of Greenwich representative. Governor (Trustee) The Leigh Academies Trust – Nominated University of Greenwich Representative. Trustee – The Sheppey Heritage Trust Fellow, Institution of Mechanical Engineers Registered Chartered Engineer, Engineering Council
Sallyann McLean, Trustee 27/03/2017 26/03/2018
Declaration of Business Interest Recently resigned from the board of the Medway Education and Business Partnership.
Rodney Sutton, Trustee 01/07/2013 02/07/2018
Declaration of Business Interest N/A
Chris Lilley, Trustee & POG Member 09/10/2017 30/11/2018
Declaration of Business Interest N/A
Andrew Brader, Trustee & POG Member 01/07/2013 10/12/2018
Declaration of Business Interest Managing Director – MidKent College Training Services
   
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