St Bede C of E Primary Multi Academy Trust

Central Services






Over 30 years’ experience of working within a finance and payroll environment both within the public and private sectors. Extensive experience in financial and payroll administration, process control and multi-site operations team . Works closely with the senior leadership Team at each Academy and within the Trust for over 6 years supporting the education team to drive forward changes which benefit the children and the Trust. Provides mentoring and advice to other Academies and schools within Bolton on finance and administration issues.






Emma has experience of working in the Public Sector, Further Education Sector and the Not for Profit Sectors and has tangible experience in leading and managing HR services delivering on a number of key organisational objectives. She is currently responsible for Human Resources across the Multi Academy Trust and St Bede Childcare Ltd and leads on supporting the senior management team on all aspects of Human Resources. Emma has designed a quality improvement plan and works closely with Finance and IT teams to deliver a positive customer – led service. Emma is responsible for a HR Team consisting of a HR Attendance Officer and a HR Assistant.






Karl has over 15 years of experience of working in ICT within the education sector. He is currently responsible for ICT across the whole of the Trust and St Bede’s Childcare Limited. Karl continually strives to ensure the ICT services are working effectively, while constantly reviewing the efficiency of organisational systems and comparing performance/costs to new emerging systems within the IT sector. Karl manages a small ICT team whom ensure that network resources on and off site for all end users including children and staff are working effectively, to ensure a high level of security and keep up to date with the changing demands of the organisations.


Central Services Team (ID 1165)