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The Learning Institute

The Learning Institute

Governors

Our Local Advisory Board

Maureen Alderson Co-opted Governor
Nick Appleby The Learning institute Director
Louise Clements Co-opted Governor
Iain Grafton Chair and Co-opted Governor
Paul Northcott Co-opted Governor
Anne Petherick-Davies Staff Governor
Michelle Roberts Staff Governor
Dr. Pinky Jain Associate Governor
Mrs L Johnson Clerk

The Chair of the Local Governing Board can be contacted either via the Learning Institute office or by emailing igrafton@westst.org.uk.

About us
 

Maureen Alderson: Co-opted Governor

Appointed By Local Governing Body

Term: 12.11.17 – 11.11.21

Registered Interests: Non-Executive Director of Plymouth Community Homes


Nick Appleby: The Learning Institute Director

Appointed By Local Governing Body

Term: 12.11.17 –

Registered Interests: TBC


Louise Clements: Co-opted Governor

Appointed By Local Governing Body

Term: 11.07.19 – 10.07.21

Registered Interests: Trustee of Citizens Advice Bureau

For 38 years, Louise owned and operated a public relations consultancy service in the South West for businesses, organisations, consumers and government and charity businesses.

At board level, Louise was involved with managing change for staff, clients, customers and suppliers, whilst also completing several public consultations for property developers and opponents of proposed new developments.

Magistrate for nearly 20 years, she also sits on the Bar Standards Tribunals and Adjudication Service at the Inns of Court in London as well as being a member of their Strategic Advisory Board.

Louise has built up a keen interest in education throughout her career; previously serving as school governor at both primary and higher education.


Iain Grafton: Chair and Co-opted Governor

Appointed By Local Governing Body

Term: 12.11.17 – 11.11.21

Registered Interests: Managing Director of Foveo Consultancy Ltd.

Iain Grafton


Paul Northcott: Co-opted Governor

Appointed By Local Governing Body

Term: 21.03.19 – 20.01.23

Registered Interests: Director of Paul Northcott Consultancy Ltd

Paul is a governor with TLI with a specific responsibility for safeguarding. He is a highly experienced leader with a background of working in all fields of child and adult safeguarding, which he gained within the police. He also has extensive experience of working at a senior level within strategic partnerships, chairing meetings and delivering outcomes that meet national inspection frameworks and standards. Paul is a consultant who currently specialises in undertaking safeguarding reviews and delivering organisational change in the public and private sector. He also delivers training in safeguarding to a level 5 standard.


Anne Petherick-Davies: Staff Governor

Term: 12.11.17 – 11.11.21

Registered Interests: None


Michelle Roberts: Staff Governor

Term: 12.11.17 – 11.11.21

Registered Interests:  Bloomsbury Publishing


Dr. Pinky Jain: Associate Governor

Appointed by Local Governing Body

Term: 30.01.20 – 29.01.21

Registered Interests: None

Governors of the previous 12 months  

None

Meeting dates for 2020-21  

To be confirmed

Find out more about Westcountry Schools governance here: Westcountry Schools Trust - Trustee information