SGSAT Trustees


Interest Disclosed

Date of disclosure

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
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
Volunteer PCSO1 Nov 22
Julie Buckland
Employee, University of West of England01 July 21
Member, DfE Content and Quality Team, ITT CCF01 July 21
Chair, South West Initial Teacher Training Board (SWITT)01 July 21
Member, Initial Teacher Training Advisory Board (ITTAG)01 July 21
Fellow, Chartered College of Teaching (FCCT)01 July 21
Jennie Richards (also known as Hayward)Director, JRHR Management Ltd, Consultancy providing services primarily to Further Education Colleges30 Oct 21
Volunteer, FRED, Charity providing adult literacy support30 Oct 21
Member, CIPD, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development30 Oct 21
Appointed Interim Head of HR, Strode College of Further Education, Street, Somerset for a period of up to 3 months.25 Jan 22
Andy Downing
Director, Downing Educational Associates26 Oct 21
Consultant employment with South Gloucestershire Local Authority supporting Primary school improvement26 Oct 21
Governor, Stanbridge Primary School, Bristol26 Oct 21
Gareth ReynoldsEmployee, Pearson PLC, qualification awarding body and education resources provider02 Nov 21
Committee Member, CIMSPA, professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector – Community Sport Professional Development02 Nov 21


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

Past Member/Trustee


Interest Disclosed

Date of Disclosure

Date Ceased

Jane MacFarlane
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales01 Nov 21 30 March 23
Member, Law Society of England and Wales01 Nov 21 
Member, The Charity Law Association01 Nov 21 
Stephen WinstonePrincipal Lecturer in Education – University of Gloucestershire1 Feb 1925 Mar 22
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
Kevin HamblinPrincipal and CEO of South Gloucestershire and Stroud College.5 Mar 1531 Dec 2021



28 Mar 2022
28 Mar 2022
4 Feb 2022

Director of Bristol Academy WFC Ltd5 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 Limited12 Nov 15
Member of Merthyr Tydfil College Board4 July 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 April 21