Governance

Board of Trustees

SSA Trustees are committed to ensuring the academy’s success. Their diverse range of experience, knowledge and interests collectively support and challenge SSA to ensure that it delivers its vision.

Name Appointed by Term from Term to Roles
Abid Patel Elected by parents 04/11/19 03/11/23  
Andrew Ford  Appointed by academy members 21/03/21 22/03/25  
Craig Hewitt  Ex- officio by virtue of office as headteacher 01/09/20 - SSA Headteacher 
Dorothee Ancira Appointed by academy members 24/01/22 23/01/26  
Hamilton Pruim Appointed by academy members 24/04/20 23/04/24 Chair of Resources Audit and Risk Committee
Idris Ibrahim Appointed by academy members 26/10/21 25/10/25  

Jayadevan 

Pillai

Appointed by academy members 28/11/21 27/11/25  
Laura McInerney Appointed by academy members 21/03/21 20/03/24 Chair of Curriculum and Standards Committee
Neil Jepson Appointed by academy members 08/09/19 07/09/23  
Parvez Sheikh  Elected by parents 04/11/19 03/11/23  
Richard Bernstein Appointed by academy members 24/01/22 23/01/26  

 

Trustees who have served in the last 12 months:

Name Appointed by Term from Term to Additional Information Roles
Loraine Cox Appointed by academy members 21/03/21 26/08/21  

Vice Chair

Joshua Jarvis Staff  28/03/19 27/09/21    
Wendy Stevenson Appointed by academy members 15/06/20 13/12/21    
Alex Shapland-Howes Appointed by academy members 29/11/17 17/02/22    
Abid Abdul-Bari Appointed by academy members 10/12/20 03/06/22    

 

Members

Name Appointed by Term From Roles
Naga Sai Siva Kumar Dinavahi Appointed by academy members 19/05/22  
Hamilton Pruim Original signatory member 22/09/11  

Jayadevan 

Pillai

Appointed by academy members 18/11/13  
Rupert Gather Appointed by academy members 28/03/22  

 

members who have served in the last 12 months:

Name Appointed by Term from Term to Additional Information Roles
Loraine Cox Appointed by academy members 13/08/12 26/08/21    
Wendy Stevenson Original signatory member 14/10/11       13/11/21    
Alex Shapland-Howes Appointed by academy members 29/11/17 17/02/22    
Abid Abdul-Bari Appointed by academy members 10/12/20 10/12/20    

Abid Patel

Appointed by academy members 04/11/19 28/03/22    
Andrew Ford  Appointed by academy members 21/03/18 28/03/22    
Dorothee Ancira Appointed by academy members 24/01/22 28/03/22    

Idris Ibrahim

Appointed by academy members 22/09/11 28/03/22    
Laura McInerney Appointed by academy members 21/03/18 28/03/22    
Neil Jepson Appointed by academy members 08/10/15 28/03/22    
Parvez Sheik Appointed by academy members 04/11/19 28/03/22    
Richard Bernstein Appointed by academy members 24/01/22 28/03/22    

 

Documents

Trustee Declarations of Interest - 2021/ 2022Trustee Meeting Dates - Academic Year - 2021/2022Trustee Record of Attendance - Academic Year - 2020/2021

Deed of Variation - Signed and sealed 26/04/22

Scheme of Governance

 

Contact

If you wish to contact the Chair of Trustees, please write to:

Mr Hamilton Pruim
C/O Stratford School Academy
Upton Lane Site,
Upton Lane,
Forest Gate,
E7 9PR