Chair of Members
After working in industry for several years Andrew took up a lecturing role in Politics and Business Studies at Hartlepool College of Further Education in 1990. Since then he has carried out various academic and management roles and is currently Assistant Principal at the College. His role as Assistant Principal has not only given him a wealth of experience in managing teaching and learning but also enabled him to work with hundreds of local and regional employers and in 2010 Ofsted rated this work with employers as ‘Outstanding’. Andrew is a member of Hartlepool Economic Regeneration Committee and is also Coordinator of the Hartlepool Business Forum. He has a BA Honours Degree from Sheffield City Polytechnic and an MBA post graduate degree from Newcastle University . He has been a Community Governor at West View School for three years.
Ali is Chief Officer of North Tees Clinical Care Commissioning Group. After a period as Designate Chief Officer for NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group, Ali was appointed as (Accountable) Chief Officer in January 2013.
Moira was as an Ofsted inspector from 1998 until 2016 and is also a qualified teacher. She has leadership experience in secondary schools. She has worked with a local authority in developing and delivering leadership and behaviour management programmes. She has lead school inspections in all phases from Early Years Foundation Stage to post 16 education, including schools causing concern. Moira’s particular areas of expertise are in developing leadership and management skills, including strategic planning at all levels in the school. She is currently independently supporting schools across the North-East.
Stephen has had a long experience in public service, 37 years as a teacher including almost 20 years as a secondary school headteacher in North Tyneside and a high school Head in Northumberland. Having retired from headship, he wishes to continue to serve the north-east community. He was a DfE advisor for 6 years supporting delivery in the North-East. He also had a senior regional position on SSAT. Outside of education: he has also been elected Public Governor for Hexham (Tynedale) since 2012; during this time his role has been to represent the views of Trust members and patients to the Trust Board.