Matthew Symonds
Chief Finance Officer

A fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Matthew began his accountancy career in Local Government where he undertook roles including Treasury Manager. Latterly he was the Accountant for the Council’s Leisure Services department, overseeing their Leisure and Sports development and facilities.

Following the transfer of the service to an independent charity he was responsible for the financial modelling and due diligence work of the new organisation, where he became Head of Finance. Matthew then headed up the Cornish division of a large leisure complex as Financial Controller before accepting a new role with Bridge Schools as Chief Finance Officer.

Adrian Massey
Adrian Massey
Chief Executive
Stephanie Bass
Stephanie Bass
Trust Operations Officer
Louise Gilbert
Louise Gilbert
Area Executive Head Teacher
Sarah Sanson
Sarah Sanson
Area Executive Head Teacher
Rebecca Barker-Brown
Rebecca Barker-Brown
Area Executive Head Teacher

External Support:

Wendy Delf - two days per week

Over 20 years teaching experience as an English & Drama teacher at secondary level,
head of department, ITT Coordinator and AST Accredited Visual learning consultant for John Hattie
Registered Ofsted inspector

Peter Daw - two days per term

Senior Regional Director of National Primary Strategies for the South West
Led a team of HMI Subject Advisers for primary and secondary level
Experienced school improvement consultant

 

Steve Burgess, Director, Neo People Management - HR Consultants

Pam Tuckett, Partner, Bishop Fleming Accountants - Auditors and financial consultants

Shaun O'Sullivan, Director, SOS Consultancy - IT Consultants

Tom Cunningham, Senior Building Surveyor, Cunningham Taylor - Property and building consultants

Our Values...

Curiosity

Curiosity

We are inspired by the awe and wonder of the world.

Creativity

Creativity

We are bold and innovative in our approach to find new solutions to the challenges we face.

Excellence

Excellence

We are the best we can be.

Integrity

Responsible

We take responsibility for our actions in an environment of mutual respect.

Determination

Determination

We overcome all barriers to reach our potential, developing a capacity to improve further.

Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm

We are passionate about learning.


© 2019 Bridge Schools trust is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Registration number 7736425. It is an exempt charity.