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Dave Bradford

Co-opted

Pecuniary and Business Interests

None Declared

Dave lives in Withington and works for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise. He was a parent governor with 3 children who attended Parrs Wood and was chair of the Resource Management Committee.


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Dominic Buckley

 

 

Dominic is a general commercial property lawyer at Browne Jacobson with 10 years’ experience acting for some of the biggest property names both in the North West and nationally. He specialises in all aspects of commercial property and their applications within the Education sector. Dominic has been involved in over 100 school conversions to academy status and brings a “seen it, done it” experience to the table. He was shortlisted as the Made in Manchester lawyer of the year for 2015/2016.


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Carol Culley

Appointed

Pecuniary and Business Interests

None Declared

City treasurer at Manchester City Council. She is also a member of the Greater Manchester Devolution Health and Social Care Management Team supporting the proposals and go-live for the devolution of £6.2m of health and social care spend. She has worked in Manchester since 2001, initially as assistant director for social services finance, and has experience in a range of areas from the management of performance and ICT functions to working with ADASS and the LGA on previous social care spending review processes.


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Simon Ferris

 

Pecuniary and Business Interests

None Declared

Simon is a local resident and is currently a maths teacher at a large sixth-form college. Before that he was a Maths teacher at a nearby secondary school. Prior to teaching he worked in a variety of management roles in the Software Development industry.


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Bushra Jamil

Appointed

Pecuniary and Business Interests

None Declared

Has lived in Didsbury for over 25 years and has connections in the community. She has worked as a senior officer in both Local Government and National Government Agencies; currently working as an Economic Growth Policy Adviser for LGA.


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Salim Khandakar

Co-opted

Pecuniary and Business Interests

None Declared

Managing Director of Salutions publishers of Didsbury Magazine, Hale&Bowdon Magazine, Bonus Sapor Magazine and MediaCity Magazine. Ambassador for The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Beechwood Cancer Care and The Genesis Breast Cancer Charity.


Thomas McDonald

Appointed

Pecuniary and Business Interests

Governor at Manchester Health Academy

Extensive experience of working as a senior manager in local authority social care and the NHS. He was national lead for a Department of Health efficiency programme, has worked as an independent health and social care consultant, has over 20 years of experience as a governor on a number of school governing bodies and is currently a lead governor for safeguarding and special educational needs at one of those schools.


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Mary Powell

Appointed

Pecuniary and Business Interests

Vice Chair of Governors at Manchester Health Academy
Chair of Bolton Impact Trust
Member of Rivington and Blackrod Academy

Former secondary head teacher and has worked for a number of years as a school improvement partner in neighbouring local authorities. Mary is a Leader of Governance in Manchester and is also a governor at Manchester Health Academy.


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Suzannah Reeves

Appointed

Pecuniary and Business Interests

Chair of Governors at Cavendish Community Primary School
Councillor (Old Moat Ward), Manchester City Council

Prior to academisation, Chair of Governors at Parrs Wood High School. Labour councillor for Old Moat on Manchester City Council. Director at Oldham Sixth Form College.


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Mark McElwee

ex-officio

Pecuniary and Business Interests

None Declared

Mark joined Parrs Wood High School in January 2009 as an Assistant Headteacher responsible for Key Stage 4 and behaviour. He subsequently became a Deputy Headteacher in 2011 and his duties included curriculum, data and assessment.
Mark was appointed as Headteacher April 2017.


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Mark Welsby

Co-opted

 

Pecuniary and Business Interests

None Declared

Mark is a General Manager and is responsible for the day-to-day management of two leisure assets, Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre in Manchester and Bentley Bridge Leisure Park in Wolverhampton. Mark is experienced with Business continuity planning, Environmental, Health and Safety and Security management, Facilities & Operations Management, Property development project management, Risk & Compliance management, finance management and cost control, Stakeholder Management of multi-use commercial property, Strategy development, Marketing & Commercialisation, Contractor/service partner management, contracts, negotiations and tendering.


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