Pennine Academies Yorkshire

Members

 

Mr Hugh Figgess; Education

Skill set:

Education (including Higher Education, Management training and facilitation).

Background / Evidence of Success: 

Former middle school head, now delivering cpd in leadership learning for Leeds Beckett University and self-employed education consultant.

School leadership work has resulted in the schools involved making outstanding progress.  Leadership training with Carnegie has produced many current Headteachers.

Mr.Vic Cornwell; Community

Skill set:

Safeguarding of young people, Community support. Local enterprise.

Background / Evidence of Success:

Previously Chairman of the BSDPI Drugswatch Charter Award, Youth Services leader, Bradford West Rotary Club, retired local businessman.

Vic created strong links with local schools as an assessor for the Bradford schools drug prevention charter for 7 years. Vic also trained children in keeping healthy and safe from drugs.  Vic is now retired after having owned and run a successful electrical company for 34 years.

Mrs Nasreen Karim; Business / Legal

Skill set:

  • Law
  • Managing Director of Habia Hampers
  • Board Member Bradford College since 2009

Background / Evidence of Success: 

Currently a solicitor and successful entrepreneur, who established and runs her own solicitors ‘Platinum Partnership’ and enterprise ‘Hiba Hampers Limited’.