Yavannah Watterson-Hopkins

Yavannah joined Abbey MAT as a Senior Management Accountant in May 2017, she became the interim Director of Finance in February 2020 and then the Director of Finance in September 2020. Previous to this role, Yavannah worked for the LEAF Academy Trust as the CFO for two years assisting with the Trust being re-brokered into Abbey MAT in May 2017.

Yavannah has 15+ years of working across the Corporate sector in various roles ranging from Accounts officer to Conveyancer. She qualified as an Accountant in 2010 under a training contract with Baker Tilly LLP where she worked as an auditor specialising in charity and academy audits.

In her spare time Yavannah, enjoys getting involved in community volunteering, running and travelling.