|Mrs Kathy Winrow (Chair)
Kathy has been a Headteacher for twenty years. She is a National Leader in Education and, in recent years, has successfully supported several schools in raising their expectations and improving their results.
Prior to Headship, she was Lead Inspector-Adviser on School Leadership in Hampshire and worked specifically with 12 schools/colleges. She has also been a registered OFSTED Inspector, and held regional and national positions in education.
She is passionate about improving opportunities for all students and staff, and enabling them to reach their full potential and enjoy their learning.
Mrs Anne Davey (CEO)
Anne is the Diocesan Director of Education for the Anglican Diocese of Oxford. A Theology graduate from Murray-Edwards College, Cambridge, her first career was in retail management, before training as a teacher at Moray House in Edinburgh.
She was Head of Bristol Cathedral School from 2004 to 2007, then School Development Adviser and later Deputy Director of Education in Salisbury Diocese, moving to her current role in 2011.
Dr Priscilla Chadwick
Dr Priscilla Chadwick has been Principal in both state and independent schools and Dean of Educational Development at South Bank University. In 2005, she was elected as the first woman to chair the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference and is Chair of Governors at Wren Academy in the London Diocese.
Dr Chadwick is a published educational author with a particular interest in church schools and religious broadcasting. In 2008 she was appointed Chair of the Dioceses Commission and is also a member of the Church of England Board of Education. More recently Dr Chadwick chaired the Church School of the Future Review, guiding Anglican church school policy development over the next decade.
Canon Brendan Clover
Canon Brendan Clover is Senior Provost of Woodard Schools and was formerly Dean of Emmanuel College Cambridge, and Canon Precentor of Bristol Cathedral from 1999 to 2006. Brendan is deeply committed to education and to inclusive education in particular.
Sir Clive Booth
Sir Clive Booth has a first class honours degree in science and a doctorate in education finance. He has highly developed skills in governance, finance, management and human resources, research and media relations. He currently chairs an environmental charity and is president of a large civic society. During his earlier career he served in the senior civil service, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate (HMI), and as vice-chancellor of a large university. He chaired national public bodies responsible for the training of teachers and police officers and the pay of one million NHS staff. He has served as a governor on two school governing bodies. His publications have covered education policy and charity governance, among other things.
Mrs Tricia Pritchard
Tricia has extensive experience of education across all sectors, including twelve years of headship in three primary schools in Oxfordshire, ten years as one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors which culminated in her appointment as Policy Lead and Principal Officer for the inspection of initial teacher training and specialist commissioned inspections, and nearly three years as Director of Education for the Diocese of Ely and Chief Executive of the Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust. She has sat on the Board of the Teacher Training Agency, represented Ofsted on the Board of the Training and Development Agency, worked with the DfE on several projects and worked with the National College as an operational associate on their licensed leadership development provision. Currently, she is working as a consultant for Lee Bolton-Monier Williams, conducting external reviews of governance for Diocesan Boards of Education and Multi-academy Trusts, and leading workshops on the academies agenda, including for Dioceses and in schools. Tricia is also working as a part-time education adviser for the Regional Commisioner for the East of England and North-East London. She is a trustee of two multi-academy trusts.
Revd John Reader
For 14 years John served as a Board member of a Stock Transfer Housing Association in Worcestershire, this has given him an insight into and understanding of the processes involved in turning a public service into a semi-private organisation. Now Rector of the Ironstone Benefice, John serves on the governing body of two Voluntary Aided Primary Schools and has been a chair of governors on three previous occasions.
Ms Asta von Stackelberg
Asta holds a BA in Development Studies and History as well as an MA in Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. In her work for the ODST she combines her professional knowledge in international aid and development with the insight gained through more than eight years of school governance and is currently serving on the board of two primary schools in the Diocese.
Rt Revd Colin Fletcher
Colin has held the role of Area Bishop of Dorchester in the Diocese of Oxford since October 2000. His work involves him supporting around 300 churches in Oxfordshire, many of which have close links with their local school, and he is actively involved in the wider community, for example as Chairman of the county-wide Stronger Communities Alliance and in recent work, in response to the closure of childrens centres.
Sarah is a co-opted Governor at Leafield CE Primary School and a qualified Chartered Accountant by profession. She has significant experience across various sectors and is currently the Group Finance Director for a timber organisation.
Rev Dr Megan Daffern
Megan is Chaplain at Jesus College in Oxford as well as being a researcher in the Faculty of theology and Religion at the University.