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Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust


Margaret Hainsworth


Margaret has 44 years’ experience in children’s services in Leeds City Council (operational and strategic). She spent five years working as a member of Leeds Children’s Safeguarding Board and is a qualified social worker working in children’s social care. Margaret has 5 years’ experience as a school governor with a lead role in Safeguarding and Early Years.


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.


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.



Register of Interests - Members:


Margaret Hainsworth - Nothing to declare.


Jo Robinson - Head Teacher Lothersdale Primary School.


Claire Waspe - Financial Controller of the West Yorkshire Playhouse.