Governance & Leadership

Executive Team

Joanne Ulyatt

Governance Director

Louise Perry

Chief Financial Officer

Sarah Young

Vice Principal - Student and Staff Experience

Ed Thomas

Chief Operating Officer

Angela O’Reilly

Vice Principal - Curriculum and Quality

Rachel Nicholls

Chief Executive Officer

Corporation Members

Angie Morris

Chair of Finance & Resources Committee

Angie joined the Axiom Board in May 2016 and following the Axiom merger with the Longhurst Group is a main Board and Committee member. She has provide Read More

David Pennell

Chair of the Corporation

CEO Burghley House Preservation Trust

David is the CEO of the Burghley House Preservation Trust Ltd, the Charitable entity that owns and operates Burghley House, Estate and its associated Read More

Tony Keeling

Chair of Audit Commitee

Tony joined the Royal Air Force in 1987 as an Apprentice technician before qualifying as an engineer officer in 1999. With many years spent at the Read More

Jonathan Teesdale

Member of Curriculum and Quality Committee

I have been fortunate to have lived in the Stamford area my whole life, with the exception of brief periods away to work, study and travel. Being a Read More

Gemma Roger

Member of Audit Committee

Gemma is a Partner at Moore, a respected local accountancy firm. She joined the practice (then Moore Stephens) in 2010 after earning a first-class Mas Read More

Marco Cereste

Corporation Member

Marco Cereste is a director of a number of businesses, Councillor and Cabinet Member of Peterborough Unitary Authority, and Chair of the Italian Commu Read More

Steve Safhill

Staff Corporation Member

Steve is a Lecturer in Sport at Stamford College. He started as a lecturer in 1994 and has taught in both Higher Education and Further Education envir Read More

Qun Yang

Member of the Audit Committee

Following the successful achievement of her degree at the Shanghai University of Finance & Economics, Qun joined the university as a student tutor Read More

Martin Ballard

Member of Audit Committee

Martin Ballard joined the Wates Group as Head of Environment, where he is responsible for delivering company targets such as zero waste and zero carbo Read More

Suneel Appan

Member of Finance & Resources Committee

Suneel joined the IEG Corporation Board at the start of September 2023 bringing with him recent experience in the energy and decarbonisation sectors, Read More

Faustina Yang

Member of Finance & Resources Committee

Faustina's career began as an English Teacher and Head of Department in Wuhan, China. During this time, she was recognised for her excellent work and Read More

Vincent Brittain

Member of Curriculum & Quality Committee

Vincent is the founder and CEO of inspire+. Inspire+ is a local sports and education charity whose aim is for young people to be ‘healthier, happier Read More

Nicholas Crippa

Member of Curriculum & Quality Committee

Rod Allerton

Member of Finance and Resources Committee

Rod retired in 2019 having been Executive Director of Development for the YMCA Trinity Group working across Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, a charity work Read More

Gillian Beasley

Member of Audit Committee

David Cashmore

Member of Finance & Resources Committee

David is a retailer with a 40-year career in the industry, starting as a management trainee with Marks and Spencer, and progressing through to store m Read More

Professor Sir. Les Ebdon

Chair of UCP Council

Professor Sir Les Ebdon CBE DL is a widely recognised leader in the field of education and social mobility. He served for six years as Director of Fai Read More

Tony Warner

Staff Corporation Member

Tony is a Digital Learning Technologist based at Peterborough. His day job is helping educators and learners use technology to create innovative and e Read More

Pamela Kilbey

Chair of Curriculum & Quality Committee

Pamela is currently an Education Consultant having spent her entire career in education as a teacher, including many years working in the government s Read More

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