Jenny is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has been an external auditor and an internal auditor. Jenny has worked as a primary school Bursar, achieved a Certificate of School Business Management and worked in Higher Education for 10 years, latterly as Deputy Director of Finance at Royal Holloway, University of London. Jenny was a governor at The Magna Carta School for seven years, first as a parent governor and latterly as a community governor.
Jenny is a trustee of the Unity Schools Trust and is chair of the trust Audit & Risk committee.
Paul Green has been Director of Operations at the Veterinary Medicines Directorate – the UK government body that regulates veterinary medicines – since 2011, when he moved to the VMD from the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. He joined Defra in 1992. Paul has had a number of roles across a range of policy areas, including agriculture, environment and rural policy; where he led a major business change programme.
Paul has also worked on secondment to the Cabinet Office, the European Commission in Brussels and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Before joining Defra, he spent five years in the food industry. He became a co-opted governor at The Magna Carta School in 2015.
Paul is a trustee of the Unity Schools Trust and is a member of the trust Strategy & Risk committee.
Chris is a senior lecturer in the School of Management at Royal Holloway University of London where he has been a member of staff since 1997. Chris is an experienced academic leader, having been Deputy Dean of Faculty, Director of External and Executive Programmes and a Programme Director alongside teaching and research on organisation, leadership and change management. Chris is experienced in governance, being a governor at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital as well as Chair of Governors at Bishop David Brown School and a Parent Governor at Christchurch C of E Infant School in Virginia Water.
Chris is Chair of trustees of the Unity Schools Trust and is a member of both the Trust Audit committee and the Strategy & Risk committee.
Robin has 30 years’ experience in the Energy Trading industry across Risk Management, Strategy and Consulting roles including Director of Risk roles at Conoco, Gazprom Marketing and Trading and Cheniere Marketing, Director of Strategy at Gazprom Marketing and Trading.
Robin has 10 years’ management consultancy experience including Director at PwC Consulting and Associate Partner at PA Consulting, extensive experience developing and chairing corporate Risk and Strategy committees and strong organisation and process design experience.
Robin has an MA and an MEng from Cambridge University, he is Vice Chair of trustees of the Unity Schools Trust and a member of the Trust Strategy & Risk committee.
Jessica is a teacher and assistant curriculum leader in Mathematics at a secondary academy school in West London. She teaches Mathematics at key stages 3, 4 and 5. She is also a qualified solicitor and prior to her teaching career, practised law for over 20 years at a large City law firm, latterly as a partner. She has degrees in both law and mathematics.
Jessica is a trustee of the Unity Schools Trust and sits on the Governance committee.
Suresh is Head of Client Strategy for EMEA Equities at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. His career has spanned across the Management Consultancy and Investment Banking sectors, including senior roles at Ernst & Young and Goldman Sachs. He has led the implementation of significant business change programmes at leading global financial services firms.
Suresh has extensive experience of executing operational strategies, leveraging appropriate technologies to achieve long term performance improvements.
Suresh is a trustee of the Unity Schools Trust and a member of the Audit & Risk Committee.
Ben is UK Managing Director of management consultancy 3gamma where he has grown and led a successful business change practice delivering transformation programmes from £1 million up to £20 million in complex organisations. He has over 16 years’ experience at divisional and board level in professional services companies ranging from start-up to €250m turnover.
He has experience of preparing and managing company acquisitions and mergers, ensuring that key staff are retained during integration of the companies (and cultures), and ensuring that the merged organisation meets the purpose of the acquisition.
Ben is a long standing member of a Vistage CEO & MD peer group which meets monthly and focusses on board issues in 12 diverse companies. Ben is also an executive coach to directors and senior managers and their teams and has studied coaching and behavioural change at Henley Business School.
Ben is married with 3 bilingual children in primary school. His interests include running (aiming for the London Marathon in 2020), photography and space (occasionally teaching children in primary years 1 to 4.) He studied MEng (Hons) Aeronautics and Astronautics at the University of Southampton (1993-97).
Ben is a trustee of the Unity Schools Trust and is chair of the trust Strategy & Resources committee.