As Head of Governance and Compliance, Kerry supports the executive team and trust board to design, implement and support the highest quality governance.
Kerry is responsible for ensuring high quality Trust-wide and local governance as well as effective communication between the Board and its local committees. She is also responsible for overseeing the Trust’s legal support, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory frameworks, and is our Data Protection Officer.
Before joining Abbey Multi Academy Trust in 2017, Kerry worked as a Legal and Compliance Officer within the academy sector for ten years where she was involved in establishing a new multi academy trust, supported the conversion of two primary schools, and was part of the project management team that built and opened a centre for co-located services.
Kerry is a Chartered Governance Professional and was admitted as an Associate of the Chartered Governance Institute in 2018.