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Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust


Judith Norfolk


Chair of Trustees

Appointed: December 2020


Jo Robinson


Jo is Headteacher of an outstanding and high achieving primary school in North Yorkshire.  As a National Leader of Education, Jo has acted as executive headteacher in schools facing challenging circumstances. She is a Trustee and joint founder of a Yorkshire Collaborative Academy Trust , an established  MAT in North Yorkshire and partner in the HART Teaching School Alliance.

Appointed: February 2018


Claire Waspe


Claire has 15 years’ experience in Management Accounting with Procter & Gamble, Walker Morris Solicitors and First Bus. She is currently working as Financial Controller at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds. Claire has experience of working closely with colleagues at all levels to improve their financial understanding and accountability for performance. She qualified as a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in 2006.

Appointed: February 2018



Register of Interests - Members:


Judith Norfolk - Chair of Governors at Castleton Primary School, Leeds.


Jo Robinson - Head Teacher Lothersdale Primary School.


Claire Waspe - Financial Controller of the West Yorkshire Playhouse.


Margaret Hainsworth (resigned: Dec 2020) - Nothing to declare.