Chatham Regional Governing Body – Members & Business Interests

Chatham Regional Governing Body governs Holcombe Grammar School, The Victory Academy and New Horizons Children’s Academy.

This structure is applicable from 1st September 2019, to view the previous structure please click here: RGB Structure up to 31/08/2019

Role Member Business Interests Appointed By Appointment Date Stepped Down
Chair Michael Bailey None Appointed by Board of Directors 01/09/2019
Education 1 Cllr Joanne Howcroft-Scott Cllr for Medway Co-operative and Labour Party, NEU Equalities Officer, TUC Equalities Officer, Bluesky Foster Care – IHV’s Officer and Foster Carer, Chair of Governors – Linton Mead School, Governor – Waterside SEMH School, Scott’s Builders – Husbands Building Company Appointed by Board of Directors 01/09/2019
Education 2 Benjamin Taylor University of East London Appointed by Board of Directors 12/02/2020
HR James Bushnell None Appointed by Board of Directors 01/09/2019
Management Catherine Chapman None Appointed by Board of Directors 30/10/2019
Legal & Compliance Michael Bailey None Appointed by Board of Directors 01/09/2019
Premises and H&S Richard Holdsworth None Appointed by Board of Directors 01/09/2019
Finance Omolayo Sokoya None Appointed by Board of Directors 30/10/2019
CEO Stuart Gardner None Appointed by Board of Directors 01/09/2019
Director of Education Mandy Gage Trustee of Nucleus Arts/The Halpern Charitable Foundation, Trustee of Arthur Ingram Trust, Chair of Medway Cultural Education Partnership (with Royal Opera House Bridge) Appointed by Board of Directors 01/09/2019
Communications/IT Marianne Griffiths None Appointed by Board of Directors 03/02/2021