Trustees/Directors

David Drayson - Trustee (Chair)
David is a former Pharmacist and Area Manager for Boots the Chemist. He has substantial experience as a school Governor, Academy and Multi-Academy Trust Trustee/Director and Member. He has been Chair of Brigantia Learning Trust since its inception in 2014.


Kevin Clifford OBE - Trustee
Kevin was formerly Chief Nurse at Sheffield CCG, with extensive Director/senior management experience within the NHS. He has previous experience as a Governor in both Secondary and Post-16 providers in the area, including a term as Chair of Longley Park Sixth Form’s Corporation.


Lisa Mitcheson - Trustee
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Mary Pepper - Trustee
Mary qualified as a mathematics teacher and spent 22 years in the classroom, 10 years of which as a subject leader. She spent a further 18 years as a local authority mathematics advisor, a regional advisor for the National strategies Secondary phase in Yorkshire and most recently as a freelance consultant for middle leaders and teaching and learning. Mary retired at Christmas 2019 after 40 years in the education profession and joined Brigantia Learning Trust as a Trustee.


Jane Robinson - Trustee
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Nicola Shipman - Trustee
Nicola is CEO of Steel City Schools Partnership (SCSP), a Sheffield based primary Multi Academy Trust. Prior to this, Nicola was Headteacher and then Executive Headteacher of 3 Sheffield primary schools. Nicola is also a National Leader of Education and in that role she works closely with many trust and school leaders in numerous aspects of school improvement across the Yorkshire and Humber region.


Alison Warner - Trustee
Alison has vast experience as a Chair of Governors in a number of schools across Sheffield and Rotherham. She is a Member of the Chorus Academy Trust and one of the founding Trustees/Directors and Members of Brigantia Learning Trust. She is also an Executive Member of the Sheffield Association of School Governing Bodies.