Tom Quinn – Chief Executive Officer
Tom has been a National Leader of Education since 2009 and has provided Executive leadership to nine schools during this time as well as providing wider school to school support with his team of Specialist Leaders in Education.He led an Outstanding school for 14 years that became a Teaching school in 2014 and delivered an comprehensive ITT programme and CPD offer that reached 100’s of schools in the north West. Tom was a co-opted member of the Headteacher Board for LWY RSC region for three years working with two Regional School Commissioners to improve outcomes in the region.He currently is in his second year as a member of DfE Headteacher Secondary Reference Group advising the Government on education policy.Having previously provided education advice to Frank Field MP he joined the trust full time in April 2019.
Mark Unwin - Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Headteacher of Handforth Grange Primary School, judged outstanding by OFSTED in April 2017. School-to-Support, SEND and Emotional and Mental Health Lead for Cheshire East.
Sally Mitchell – Chief Operating Officer
Sally is a Specialist Leader of Education(Business Management) with over over 30 years experience of school finance and latterly was CFO of a successful Trust managing five schools.
Helen Stevenson – Strategic Adviser to the Board
Previously Deputy CEO/ Director of Development & Governance of a large MAT. She has worked extensively on the Academies and Free Schools programmes since 2008, converting over 40 academies & opening a primary Free School.
Alison Rowe Brown – HR Manager
Alison has extensive experience of HR working in a large MAT for 8 years before joining FFET.
Bobby Bailey – Marketing and Admin Officer
Bobby has 8 years of experience of working in a large MAT before joining FFET.