Governor Profiles

Tom Avery - Co-Chair of Governors

Category of Governor:  Foundation DBE or PCC Appointed

Additional Information:  Co-Chair, Headteacher Review,

Link Governor for SEND and Inclusion

Committe membership:   Admissions, Curriculum, Pupils and Community, RE & Worship, Strategic Working Party

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  16th January 2023

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  5/5

I joined the governing body in autumn 2017 as a foundation governor with responsibility for overseeing the school's SEN and diversity programme, and am also a member of the RE and Worship Committee. I have two children in Holy Trinity, and as a former pupil, have a particular interest in helping to uphold the excellent standards of the school. I work in publishing, and volunteer for a number of literacy charities. 

David Powell - Co-Chair of Governors

Category of Governor:  LA Governor

Additional Information:  Co-Chair, Headteacher Review

Link Governor for Child Protection, GDPR and the Local Authority

Committe membership:   Admissions, Curriculum, Pupils and Community, Finance, Staff and Buildings, Joint Partnership, Strategic Working Party

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  15th July 2023

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  5/5

I am honoured to have been appointed by the Local Authority as your LA Governor. I have ten years previous experience as a Governor. I currently provide training in Safeguarding and GDPR with different Local Authorities. I have a previous background  which included, educating, advising and  dealing with safeguarding issues within primary and secondary schools. I am looking forward to working with the Governing Body to provide best opportunities, outcomes and safety for the school community

Revd Marius Mirt - Foundation Ex-Officio 

Category of Governor:  Foundation, Ex-Officio, 

Additional Information:  Vicar of Holy Trinity Church N2

Committe membership:   Admissions,  Joint Partnership,  Strategic Working Party

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  N/A Ex-Officio

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  5/5

I am a Foundation Governor and I joined the Governing body following my appointment as Priest-In-Charge of Holy Trinity Church, East Finchley, in October 2016. I sit in the RE & Worship Committee. The relationship between our school and our church goes back to 1847 and it is important for me and for our church community to keep nourishing it. One of my priorities as the priest of Holy Trinity church is to oversee the spiritual wellbeing of our pupils, their parents, and that of our school staff. I am in school regularly on Wednesday mornings, when I lead the Assembly and I am also available for spiritual assistance.

Stefan Roos - Interim Headteacher

Category of Governor:  Staff, Ex-Officio, Interim Headteacher 

Additional Information  

Committe membership:  Finance, Staff and Buildings, Pay Review, RE & Worship, Strategic Working Party

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  N/A Ex-Officio

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  N/A

Tamarin Arden

Category of Governor:  Associate 

Additional Information:  Curriculum Recovery Link Governor, Target Setting Link Governor  

Committe membership:  Admissions, Curriculum, Pupils and Community (Chair) 

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  2nd October 2022

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  5/5

I joined the governing body in the Summer Term of 2017 as a parent governor on the Finance, Staffing and Buildings Committee. I have a legal and accounting background and currently work in finance. I have two daughters at the school. I am honoured to help this wonderful school continue thriving, ultimately with the reward of delivering a good start in life for every child.  since then I have moved over to chair the Curriculum, Pupils and Community committee. 

Mary Beer

Category of Governor:  Parent 

Additonal Information

Committe membership:  

Declared Business Interests:  22nd February 2022

Term of Office to:  9th February 2026

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  n/a

 

Mary Beer is a board-level marketing expert and commercial strategist who, over the last 20 years, has served on global senior leadership teams for major international organisations including BBC Worldwide, FremantleMedia, Flextech Television (Virgin Media) and Phonographic Performance Ltd. 

A single mother of Year 5 twins and a committed feminist, Mary moved from media into girls’ education in 2017. She is currently Director of Marketing & Communications at Streatham & Clapham High School GDST, an independent school for girls from aged 3 (Nursery) to 18 (Sixth Form), ranked in the top 20% of public examinations results nationally. As well as serving on the school’s SLT, she is a senior strategic advisor to the Head Master, Dr Millan Sachania.  She is active in pastoral, curricular and co-curricular matters and is currently on the panel recruiting the school’s new head of PHSCE. 

She continues to campaign for pro-literacy and inclusion causes, including Save Barnet Libraries, and is a member of Holy Trinity Church, where her children were baptised.

Marsha Bull

Category of Governor:  Foundation DBE or PCC

Additional Information

Committe membership:  Admissions, Finance, Staff and Buildings,  RE & Worship

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  21st January 2025 

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  3/3

I joined the Governing Body in January 2021 as a Foundation Governor and both of my sons are at the school. I am an experienced lawyer, having worked both in-house and in private practice in the City. I’m looking forward to using my skills and experience to support the school in providing the best possible education, environment and opportunities for all of the children.

Matt Collis

Category of Governor:  Parent

Additional Information:  Wellbeing and Mental Health link Governor

Committe membership:  Curriculum, Pupils and Community,  Finance, Staff and Buildings

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  9th November 2024

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  4/4

I joined the governing body in November 2020 and my daughter attends the school. I am a Director of an education charity and have been involved in the non-profit sector for more than 8 years. Prior to this I had a lengthy career in the finance sector. I will call upon my career and life experiences to support across the governing body where possible, but in particular with both the Wellbeing Committee and Finance, Staff and Buildings Committee.

Alice Eady Ketchell

Category of Governor:  Foundation DBE or PCC

Additional Information

Committe membership:  Admissions, Finance, Staff and Buildings,  RE & Worship

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  11th October 2024 

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  4/4

I became a Foundation Governor in October 2020, appointed by the Holy Trinity Church PCC. I am a lawyer with nearly 20 years’ experience working in the City, initially in private practice before moving on to work in-house for a global financial institution. I have two daughters at the school. I hope to continue the work of my predecessor in strengthening the connection between our school and our church, in what I believe to be a symbiotic relationship. I am also passionate about encouraging, ensuring and maintaining Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace, and believe that the key to that is in educating our children to be open-minded, empathetic and inclusive in their lives

Hannah Forster

Category of Governor:  Foundation Diocesan Board of Education 

Additional Information

Committe membership:  Finance, Staff and Buildings (Chair),  Pay Review, RE & Worship, Strategic Working Party

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  15th October 2022 

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  5/5

I joined the governing body in the autumn term of 2018 and I have two children at the school. I am an experienced chartered accountant with a commercial focus and I have been a governor of a local secondary school in the past. I will l bring this experience to support the school and the Finance, Staffing and Buildings Committee in particular. I also sit on the RE and Worship Committee as I am a London Diocese Governor.

 

Paul Grey

Category of Governor:  Co-opted Governor 

Additional Information

Committe membership:   Curriculum, Pupils and Community 

Declared Business Interests:  12th December 2021

Term of Office to:   9th February 2026

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  n/a

Paul Grey has lived in East Finchley for 36 years. He has two daughters, now in their twenties, and they both attended HTS. He has been a secondary history teacher, a primary school governor, an Ofsted inspector and a local authority adviser. He was a HTS governor until 2004. Now retired, he wants to gift his time and expertise to help move the school forward in the next stage of its development.

 

Katy Hinson - Interim Deputy Headteacher

Category of Governor:  Observer, Ex-Officio, 

Additional Information  

Committe membership:  Admissions, Curriculum, Pupil and Community

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  N/A Ex-Officio

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  N/A

 

Brian Hooper

Category of Governor:  Foundation Dynery Synod

Additional Information

Committe membership:  Finance, Staff and Buildings,  Joint Partnership, Pay Review, RE & Worship (Chair)

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  15th October 2022

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  4/5

I have been a member of All Saints', East Finchley for over 41 years. Serving as Sacristan and numerous roles over the Years.

A retired Teacher, who was fortunate to get early retirement at 50, as a Head of Year and Senior Teacher.  In the Local community, I have engaged in a lot of Charity work, raising over £ 25,000 through various events, including; Christmas Raffles, Sponsored Walks, Quizzes and have featured in articles in the Archer. Being involved in starting the Holiday Club in 1979.  I look forward to serving Holy Trinity School, suing my knowledge in Education and my organisational skills.

Sara Sheppard

Category of Governor:  Staff

Additional Information

Committe membership:  Admissions (Chair), Curriculum, Pupil and Community, Strategic Working Party

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  12th July 2023

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  5/5

 

Emma Tsangarides

Category of Governor:  Associate 

Additional Information:  Curriculum Recovery Link Governor, Target Setting Link Governor  

Committe membership:  Curriculum, Pupils and Community, Strategic Working Party 

Declared Business Interests:  10th November 2021

Term of Office to:  2nd October 2022

Attendance at FBB meetings 2020-2021:  5/5

 

I was honoured to be appointed parent governor in the summer term of 2016.  I have two sons in the school, one in year 3 and the other in year 1.  I am a member of the Curriculum Pupils and Community Committee and currently oversee pupil premium and quality of teaching. I run my own inventory business and work as a business development consultant at a GCSE and sixth form college in St Albans.   I am very proud to be a member of Holy Trinity school as both a parent and governor and I will continue to assist the staff and pupils as much as possible to ensure we continue to be the fantastic school that we are.