The Trust has appointed Louise Malik as its new Chief Financial & Operating Officer. Louise has worked in education, and with schools, for over 27 years. She started with Avon County Council helping schools to set and monitor their budgets in 1990 and has held positions of increasing seniority throughout her career. Louise has worked with schools on a wide range of issues such as developing how funding is distributed to schools, arrangements for children with SEND and traded services. Louise is also the lead officer supporting the Strategic Schools Forum and chairs the Education Excellence Partnership Board. Louise is well known amongst the education community in North Somerset and has close working relationships with regional and national colleagues in other Local Authorities, the Department for Education and the Office of the Regional Schools Commissioner.
Louise will join the Partnership in the Spring.