Trust Leadership Team

The Trust is led by an able, ambitious and experienced leadership team.

Mike Westerdale - Chief Executive Officer


 Joanne Cornelius - Director of Primary Academies


 Simon Winslow - Director of Secondary Academies

Senior leadership experience of 18 years as an AST, Deputy Head and Headteacher. Responsible for the current effectiveness of Hinde House Secondary which was graded as strongly good in 2012 and 2016. From 1st September 2017, he was interim Head at a north Sheffield Secondary School requiring support.

Jacqui Simpson - Business Director

Previously Senior Finance Manager at Sheffield City Council. Leads finance and operations across the Trust.

Mo Nisbet - Director of Academies (Post 16)

Principal of LPSFC for 10 years and instrumental in its improvement journey to good in 2015.