Our Partnership Board

Our Chair – Tim Coulson

Tim Coulson

Tim has a strong record in local education, as Director of Education at Essex County Council and lead education officer at both Reading Borough Council and the London Borough of Camden. Until 2017 Tim was the Regional Schools Commissioner for the East of England and North East London, a key role in tackling educational under-performance.

Partnership board members

Stuart Allen

 

Stuart Allen, Headteacher, Mile Cross Primary School. Stuart chairs the Communication thematic group.

 

 

Brian Conway

 

Brian Conway, Chief Executive of St John the Baptist Academy Trust and Executive Headteacher at Notre Dame High School.  Brian chairs the Inclusion thematic group.

 

 

Alan Hopley

 

Alan Hopley, Chief Executive of Voluntary Norfolk. Alan is co chair of the Inclusion thematic group.

 

 

Chris Starkie

 

Chris Starkie, Chief Executive Officer of New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership.  Chris chairs the Collaboration thematic group.

 

 

Stephanie Beavis

 

Stephanie Beavis, Assurance Director and Head of Public Sector, at KPMG East Anglia.  Stephanie co-chairs the Collaboration thematic group.

 

 

Adrian Ball

 

Adrian Ball, Chief Operating Officer for the Inspiration Trust.

 

 

 

Chris Snudden

 

Chris Snudden, Assistant Director of Children’s Services at Norfolk County Council.  Chris supports the Inclusion thematic group.

 

 

Corienne Peasgood

 

Corrienne Peasgood, Principal of City College Norwich.  Corrienne leads on the OA’s Post-16 strategy.

 

 

Jo Philpott

 

Jo Philpott, Headteacher of City of Norwich School.  Jo chairs the Opportunity Area’s Secondary Headteachers’ group.

 

 

Anna Frazer

 

Anna Frazer, Head of Employer Engagement, The Careers and Enterprise Company.

 

 

Richard Andrews

 

Professor Richard Andrews, Head of the School of Education at The University of East Anglia.

 

 

Seb Gasse

 

Sebastian Gasse, Head of Education Participation, Infrastructure and Partnership Service, Norfolk County Council.

 

 

Tim Lawes

 

Tim Lawes, Headteacher, Catton Grove Primary School. Tim supports the Inclusion thematic group.

 

 

Kirsten Francis

 

Kirsten Francis, Head of Locality for South Norfolk and Norwich City Healthy Child Programme. Children and Young People’s Health Services Norfolk.

 

 

Bob Cronk

 

Bob Cronk, Director of Neighbourhoods, Norwich City Council.

 

 

 

The Partnership Board meets termly and meetings are also attended by the Regional Schools Commissioner, and the Department for Education Head of Delivery and Area Lead, who advise and support the partnership board.