Board of Directors

Chris Smale

Chair of Board of Directors

Tina Wilkins

Vice Chair of Board of Directors

Carol Povey

Trust Director

Martin Heath

Trust Director

Steve Gillingham

Trust Director

Ed Baines

Trust Director

Neil Masom

Trust Director

Dr Lynn Perry

Trust Director

Colin Hoggins

Trust Director

Rachel McMillan

Trust Director

Kai Uus

Trust Director

Executive Leadership Team

Brandon Leigh

Acting Chief Executive & Principal

Mark Ascroft

Director of Finance and Strategy

Nikola Giles

Director of People and Workplace

Bernie White

Director of Education

John McCaffrey

Director of Care

Kate Duggan

Director of Service Development

Royal School Manchester Governors

Dr Lynn Perry

Chair of Governors

Martin Heath

RSM Governor

Mike Ashton

RSM Governor

John McGrath

RSM Governor

Ged Sweeney

RSM Governor

Heather Wilkes Wells

RSM Parent Governor

Rachel Barnett

RSM Teacher Governor

Elizabeth Ryan

RSM Staff Governor

Laura Shorrock

Care Staff Governor

Royal College Manchester Governors

Dr Lynn Perry

Chair of Governors

Kat Sowden

RCM Governor

Ian Brown

RCM Governor

Laura Craig

RCM Governor

Nigel Finch

RCM Governor

Sally Marchant

RCM Governor

Amna Rana

RCM Governor

Denise Rose

RCM Governor

Neil Williams

RCM Governor

Niall Smalley

RCM Teacher Governor

Caroline Gosling

RCM Staff Governor

Transforming Lives Appeal Board

Brandon Leigh

Chair of Appeal Board

Jane Boardman

Appeal Board Member

Subir Gupta

Appeal Board member

Michael Hartig

Appeal Board Member

Ged Mason

Appeal Board member

Sanjay Mulchand

Appeal Board Member

Richard Newman

Appeal Board member

Jim Truscott

Appeal Board member

Key Heads of Service

Emma Houldcroft

Head of Royal School Manchester

Peter Whitworth

Registered Manager Children’s Homes & Interim Head of Children's Services

Clare Sefton

Head of Royal College Manchester

Debbie Gittins

Registered Manager, Young Adults Homes/Short Breaks & Head of Young Peoples' Services

Tamsin Rowbotham

Registered Manager, Health Service

Jenny Ritchie

Registered Manager, Children's Short Breaks

Family Services

Sherann Hillman MBE

Head of Family Services

Simon Robson

Family Services Coordinator

Hannah Swindells

Family Link Worker

Jenny Turner

Family Link Worker

Liz Diamond

Lead Administrator

Sandra Best

Administrator