Sponsor Governors

Professor Alistair Sutcliffe - Chair of Governors

Alistair Sutcliffe

Responsible for Finance Resources and Audit Committee. (emeritus, University of Manchester). Governing experience 10 years: Ivy Bank Primary school 2011- 2017, Macclesfield Academy Governing Body 2015 - current, Chair 2017- current, Macclesfield College Corporation member 2014 - current.


Mark Brown - Vice Chair of Governors

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Responsible for Finance Resources and Audit Committee. Head of Corporate Development, Royal London Insurance, Financial and Corporate management experience (qualified accountant).


Keith Williams - Academy Governor

Keith Williams

Chair of Health & Safety Committee. Senior Lecturer Open University (retired). Sponsor Governor 2016-current, Member Macclesfield Corporation 2015-current. Distance learning, learning technology experience.




Mr. Giles Beswick - Chair of Finance Resources and Audit Committee

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Director of Vita Property Group. Sponsor Governor 2018-current. Financial and corporate management experience.

Local Authority Governors

James Scorer - Local Authority Governer

James Scorer


Responsible for Finance Resources and Audit Committee. HR Process Manager, Equity Housing Group. Local Authority Governor 2019 - current. HR and management experience.

Parent Governors

Ameera Fletcher - Parent Governor







Nigel Sims - Parent Governor 

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Staff Governors

Mr Mat Galvin - Head teacher of The Macclesfield Academy.

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Responsible for Finance Resources and Audit Committee. Health & Safety Committee. Head teacher, The Macclesfield Academy. 2021- current.



Mr Andrew Dethick -  Staff Governor

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Teacher English Department, Macclesfield Academy. Staff Governor 2019-current.

Co-opted Governors

Angela Webster - Co-opted Governor. SEN Link Governor

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HR Director, Webster HR Consultancy. Co-opted Governor 2021-current. HR and Management experience



Michaela Bridge - Co-opted Governor

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Education Access Team Manager, Cheshire West LEA. Co-opted Governor, 2021-current , Education, SEN, PP/disadvantaged experience.




Antoine Techer - Co-opted Governor

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Senior Consultant, Computershare Governance Services Ltd, Co-opted Governor, 2021-current , IT and Management experience, EFL expertise (French national).