Academy Committee

The Academy Committee is part of a wider governance structure within the Inspiration Trust. Further details of roles and responsibilities can be found in the governance section of the Inspiration Trust website. 

Find out more about the Inspiration Trust's approach to governance

Our Parent Governors are: Zoe Challis and Fraser MacMillan. 

Term of office is 4 years.

2022-23

Full Name 

AC role 

Interests

Date of Apt

Date Stepped Down

Appointed by: 

Meeting Attendance 

Mike Gibbins 

Chair of the Academy Committee 

Trustee, Wymondham Fuel Allotments Charity and Trust,

Wymondham Old Grammar School Foundation

Director, Zerorange Ltd

Trustee, Wymondham Dementia Support Group 

1/1/20 

-

Trust Board

 

Dr Fraser MacMillan 

Academy Committee Member

-

6/2/18

-

Trust Board

 

Zoe Challis 

Parent Academy Committee Member

-

8/6/20

-

Elected by parents

 

Mark Vandenbergh

Academy Committee Member

Director of Data & Performance - Inspiration Trust

1/12/17

 

Trust Board  

John Vincent 

Academy Committee Member

Vice principal, Jane Austen College

9/5/19

-

Trust Board

 

Lucy Austin 

Academy Committee Member

Principal, East Point Academy

6/5/21

-

Trust Board

 

Samantha England 

Parent Academy Committee Member

 Governor, Hethersett Woodside Primary School 

Trustee, Norwich MS Therapy Centre

Trustee, Hethersett Youth Club

Parish Council Member, Hethersett Parish Council 

23/2/21

-

Elected by parents

 

2021-22

Full Name 

AC role 

Interests

Date of Apt

Date Stepped Down

Appointed by: 

Meeting Attendance 

Mike Gibbins 

Chair of the Academy Committee 

Trustee, Wymondham Fuel Allotments Charity and Trust,

Wymondham Old Grammar School Foundation

Director, Zerorange Ltd

Trustee, Wymondham Dementia Support Group 

1/1/20 

-

Trustee

3 of 3

Dr Fraser MacMillan 

Parent Academy Committee Member

-

6/2/18

-

Trustee

3 of 3

Zoe Challis 

Parent Academy Committee Member

-

8/6/20

-

Trustee

3 of 3

Councillor David Bills-Everett

Academy Committee Member

-

1/7/20

24/01/22

Trustee

0 of 1

Mark Vandenbergh

Academy Committee Member

Director of Data & Performance - Inspiration Trust

1/12/17

 

Trustee 2 of 3

John Vincent 

Academy Committee Member

Vice principal, Jane Austen College

9/5/19

-

Trustee

3 of 3

Lucy Austin 

Academy Committee Member

Head of School, Hewett Academy

6/5/21

-

Trustee

1 of 3

Samantha England 

Academy Committee Member

 Governor, Hethersett Woodside Primary School 

Trustee, Norwich MS Therapy Centre

Trustee, Hethersett Youth Club

Parish Council Member, Hethersett Parish Council 

23/2/21

-

Trustee 

3 of 3