Central Team

As the legal employer, and accountable body, the Board of Trustees is responsible for agreeing the central team structure. The central team is funded by the annual partnership fee paid by each school in the Trust.

Alison Lazenby – CEO



Alison Lazenby is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is the most senior employee in the Trust. The CEO is directly recruited by the Board of Trustees.




Karen Oliver CFO



The Trust provides a centralised financial service to schools and this is overseen by the Trust’s Chief Financial Officer – Karen Oliver.



The Trust procures most of the services it requires from external providers and these are regularly reviewed by the Board of Trustees to ensure that the Trust is getting the best value for these services.