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The Futures Trust

The Futures Trust

The Futures Trust Board of Trustees

Mr Tony Fitzpatrick, Chair of Trustees 
Formerly a Distinguished Engineer, a global technical executive position at IBM United Kingdom Limited. Tony worked for IBM Global Services in the UK for 33 years, and was Chief Technology Officer and Information Technology Architect for IBM’s public sector clients. A graduate of the University of Bristol, a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, a Fellow of British Computer Society, and a Chartered IT Professional. Tony is also Chair of Barr's Hill School Local Governing Body. 

Mr Mike Moseley

Land Registration Academy Senior Technical Trainer having worked at H.M. Land Registry for over 40 years - a government department responsible for registering land in England and Wales since 1862.  Mike is an Associate member of RICS and has been a school governor for over 12 years. Mike is currently Chair at PK and has been Trustee at TFT for 9 years.

Ms Kim Morris

Kim works for Lloyds Banking Group and her career spans over 25 years of banking experience. This includes branch banking, operations, transformation, conduct issues and operating model / strategy. Kim is also proactively involved in Lloyds Helping Britain Prosper plan, leading regional colleague activity for the 8,000 colleagues in the Midlands Region. Outside of work Kim is a keen runner and combines this with her passion for travelling. Kim is Chair of the Finance, Resources, Audit & Risk Committee. 

Mrs Perminder Heer

Perminder is currently Head of HR at Xoserve Limited (the Central Data Service Provider for Britain’s gas market). She is a commercially focused HR professional with a proven track record of providing strategic input and executing high-quality HR services in fast-paced, demanding and cross-cultural environments. Perminder has extensive international HR experience gained from working in both multi-national corporations and SMEs.  She has led HR work streams on business transformation and has significant experience in HR Mergers & Acquisitions.  Perminder’s focus is working with businesses on transformation plans and providing support through change management.  She also has an MBA in International Business. 

Mr David Loudon

Formerly the Chief Executive of Quilter Cheviot Investment Management, David is a Chartered Fellow of The Institute for Securities and Investment and a business manager with over 40 years experience in the financial services sector. He is a Governor of The Kingsley School in Leamington Spa and a director of a local Housing Association and a Residential Care Home. David is also a member of the Investment Committee for The Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Mrs Carol Blair, Co-opted Trustee for Safeguarding

Until retirement, Carol was a Director of a SME building contracting company. Carol has over 18 years’ experience of school governance and has been Chair of Parkgate Primary School’s Local Governing Body for 10 years. She is also a governor on Keresley Newland Primary Academy’s Local Governing Body.

Mrs Helen Quinn

Helen took up post as the Catholic Senior Executive Leader (CEO) for The Romero Catholic Academy in September 2018. The company consists of one Secondary and seven Primary schools.

Helen was appointed National Leader of Education in 2014, gaining a wealth of experience (as well as many great ideas) she has worked with many schools in different contexts across Coventry and Warwickshire. Helen established Blue Sky TSA in 2014 which has been instrumental as an engine of school improvement within Romero as well as providing school to school support in Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

Working for Ofsted has enabled Helen to have a sharpness in school evaluation and a depth in understanding effective strategies to drive school improvement. Alongside this, she is a member of the Department for Education Headteacher Reference Group that advises on the potential impact of policies on primary and secondary education, including any barriers to implementation.

Ms Janet Thompson

Janet is passionate about furthering high quality education for all children and young people. She has worked in education for over 35 years with particular focus on children and young people with Special Educational Needs. She was awarded an OBE in October 2020 for services to education. Janet is currently the CEO of Open Thinking Partnership which is a collaborative Multi Academy Trust established in August 2020. Prior to her current role Janet has been headteacher of three different schools and worked for 10 years as one of Her Majesty's Inspectors for Ofsted. In the latter 7 years of this role she was the National Adviser for SEND. She was Vice Chair of the Rochford Review 2016 and a member of the decision making panel for Bercow: Ten Years On. As well as her role as CEO Janet leads Whole School SEND Reviews with local mainstream schools and undertakes school improvement work.

Mr Matthew Stokes 

Matthew has extensive experience working within education to support realistic, achievable and manageable solutions that deliver high quality educational provision for all. While as Headteacher and latterly as Strategic Lead of Education Entitlement (0-11 Coventry), Matthew took on a wide variety of additional school improvement roles. These included, Education Improvement Adviser, School Improvement Board Chair,  Local Leader of Education, Professional Partner, SCITT Management Board Member and National College Executive Coach. He also regularly reported on city wide primary performance to the Primary Partnership, Council Education Scrutiny Board, Regional School Commissioner and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate.