Operations Manager – Gillian has worked in hospitality and education prior to joining Lead Academy She is the ‘oil’ which helps us run smoothly and her priority is to support those who are part of our Learning Communities. Gillian and her husband Tim belong to Riverside Church in Birmingham.
Finance Manager – Patrina expertly manages our finances. Prior to a career break to raise her children Petrina worked in administration. She studied book-keeping and accounting during this time and is now the Treasurer of Woodley Concert Band in which she plays the flute and piccolo. She lives in Finchampstead, is married to Richard and has two children.
Creative Communications – Chris works 4 days a week as Communications Director of Andover Baptist Church and 1 day a week as a freelancer under the name Parable Studios. Chris’s role at Lead Academy includes web design, video and podcast production and social media work. Chris and his wife Kristina have two little girls and can generally be found dancing around their living room singing Disney songs.