Board of Directors

Drapers’ Multi-Academy Trust is fortunate to have a Board of Directors who have exceptional experience in both education and management. The directors are selected by the sponsors and they have an important role in shaping the success of Drapers’ Multi-Academy Trust.

The Board of Directors hold key responsibilities including;

  • overseeing and ensuring the quality of educational provision in all of the academies
  • challenging and monitoring the performance of all academies
  • managing the trust’s finances and properties
  • employing staff
Sponsor Appointed Directors

Professor Morag Shiach


Mr Patrick Beddows

  • Chair of Drapers' Pyrgo Priory School
  • (Vice-Chair of The Trust)
  • Pen Portrait

Professor Virginia Davis

  • FRHistS, FSA
  • Vice Chair of Drapers' Brookside Junior and Infant Schools
  • Pen Portrait

Mrs Bryony Frost

  • Vice Chair of Drapers' Maylands Primary School
  • Pen Portrait

Professor Alison Blunt


Ms Gillian Kemp


Mr Tim Page


Mr Vic Annells


Mrs Sue Pitt


Mr Neil Redcliffe

Governance Structure for the MAT

View the Governance Structure of the Drapers' Multi-Academy Trust

Director Register of Business Interests

View the Register of Business Interests of the Directors of the Drapers' Multi-Academy Trust

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