SGSAT Trustees


Interest Disclosed

Date of disclosure

Kevin HamblinPrincipal and CEO of South Gloucestershire and Stroud College.5 Mar 15
Director of Bristol Academy WFC Ltd5 Mar 15
Member (FE Rep) FA Development Committee.5 Mar 15
Director of South Gloucestershire and Stroud College Commercial Services Ltd.5 Mar 15
Non-Executive Director, AoC Sport.24 Sep 15
Chair AoC Sport ECFA Committee4 Jul 18
Managing Director SGS Group Services Limited.12 Nov 15
Member of Merthyr Tydfil College Board4 Jul 19
Son, Joseph Hamblin, commencing a full time role as Siobhan Baille’s (MP for Stroud) Personal Assistant in her Westminster Office from 21st May 202127 Apr 21
Philip EamesAudit Manager at Bristol City Council16 Jan 16
Former Head of Assurance at the Education Funding Agency16 Jan 16
Member of Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy16 Jan 16
Governor, SGS College15 July 20
Nigel JohnsonAdvisor to Board of Royal Parks Limited (remunerated)2 Sept 16
Board Member – Cinderford Regeneration Board (Voluntary, unremunerated)2 Sept 16
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (Retired)9 Dec 15
Member – Law Society of England and Wales9 Dec 15
Member – The Charity Law Association9 Dec 15
Governor Member – The Royal National Lifeboat Institution9 Dec 15
Life Member – National Trust9 Dec 15
Life Member – Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal Trust9 Dec 15
Stephen WinstonePrincipal Lecturer in Education – University of Gloucestershire1 Feb 19
Member – Mathematics Association1 Feb 19
Member – Universities Council for the Education of Teachers1 Feb 19
Member – British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics1 Feb 19
Lynne CraigGovernor, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College10 Dec 20
Paid consultancy work for Nottingham College17 Feb 21
Christopher BerryGovernor (co-opted), Archway School, Stroud11 Dec 20
Member, Law Society of England and Wales11 Dec 20


South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) is the principal sponsor of SGS Academy Trust. SGS College provides support services to SGS AT in accordance with Service Level Agreements.

For SGS AT Local School Boards please see respective school websites.

For details of the Full Register of Interests, or for further information about SGS Academy Trust Governance please contact Kath Lee, SGS AT Clerk and Company Secretary.


Past Member/Trustee


Interest Disclosed

Date Interest Ceased

John HuggettDirector of SGS Commercial Services.30 Sept 20
Co-opted Member of SGS College Strategic Planning Group
Fellow Institution of Engineering and Technology.
Fellow of Chartered Quality Institute.
Chartered Engineer.
Kate EastDirector at Wireless Information Solutions Ltd6 Nov 2020
Assured Digital Group – shareholder with c 15% (which is c10% stake in Sovereign Cloud Holdings)
Assured Cloud Technologies – shareholder with c15%
MDS Technologies (100% owned by Assured Cloud Technologies), Company secretary
Bristol IT (100% owned by Assured Cloud Technologies)
Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
Samaritans Listener
Chair of Governors, of two independent schools for Compass Community Schools – South and North (URN – 138441 and 145116)
Chair of Governors, of two independent Community Schools – CCS Hemsworth and CCS Hereford (URN 147306 and 147220)
Chair of Governors, for 3 independent schools – CCS Essex and CCS Hampshire and Ferndearle (URN 135110)
Christopher StarkOwner / Director of Starkworks Limited – a consultancy working in the MAT / education sector and operating nationally to service clients in this domain.10 Nov 2020
Erica Draisey
External Governor, Bath College21 Nov 2020
Director EFD Education Ltd
Member of ASCL
Andrew Morris-WyattMember – Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment4 Dec 2020
Member – Institute of Financial Services4 Dec 2020