Chris sits on the Education Committee.
Academic qualifications – BSc in Mathematics
Chris is Head of Logistics for a major retailer. He has a background in Supply Chain and Project Management.
Chris has three children one of whom is at Bridgewater in the Sixth Form.
Martin chairs the Finance Committee.
Academic qualfications – BSC (Hons) Computer Science and Physics Manchester Polytechnic
MSc UMIST – Instrumentation and Analytical Science
PhD University of Liverpool – Optical Physics and Microbiology
Martin is an IT Manager for a home shopping retailer with 20 years’ experience in the IT Industry. Prior to that he worked in science research.
Martin is a current Bridgewater parent with a daughter in Sixth Form.
Jane sits on the Education and Pupil Welfare Committee.
Academic qualifications – BA (Hons) Manchester College of Art
Professional qualifications – Advanced Design Fellowship
Jane is a semi-retired art teacher. She now runs workshops in schools, teaches at Chethams and produces her own art work.
Jane is an ex member of staff at Bridgewater.
Kathryn sits on the Education and Child Welfare Committee and is the Governor responsible for Child Protection.
Academic qualifications – BA (Hons)
MA in Education
Kathryn is a Deputy Head teacher at a state primary school with over ten years’ experience in EYFS and Key Stages 1 and 2.
Kathryn has a son and is a former Bridgewater pupil.
Kirstie chairs the Education and Pupil Welfare Committee
Academic qualifications – BSc Sport Science
MA Leisure & Tourism Management
Doctorate of Education (D.Ed.)
Kirstie is Head of Department, Sport & Community Engagement at the University of Chester.
Kirstie has two children but is not a Bridgewater Parent.
Nicholas is a Parent Governor. He chairs the Compliance and Governance Committee.
Academic qualifications – MA (Oxon) Physics
Nicholas is a retired Head Teacher.
Nicholas has two children, both in the Senior School at Bridgewater.
Amanda is a Parent Governor and sits on the Finance Committee.
Academic qualifiations – BSc (Hons) in Information Technology.
Professional qualifications – Institute of Direct Marketing Diploma.
Amanda is the owner of a marketing communications consultancy, a director of a business that takes the individual through the financial process of high net worth divorce and is a business consultant and mentor in a variety of sectors.
Amanda has one son in the Senior School at Bridgewater.
Chris sits on the Finance Committee and is a senior manager in the private healthcare sector, having previously held head of and director roles in the financial sector.
Sales, Marketing, Finance, Distribution and general management are his main areas of expertise.
Professional qualifications – In addition he holds the CII financial planning certificate as well as G60 advanced Pensions. Chris is also qualified in advanced executive coaching and EQI (emotional intelligence)
Chris is has 2 children, and is a former Bridgewater Parent.
Ian is a freelance musician, teacher and songwriter / producer.
Formally a manager with Bolton Music Service, Ian trained as a Music Facilitator and has twenty years teaching experience.
As a musician, Ian writes and records music for the education and commercial sectors, plays in several contemporary bands and has a diploma in Music Creation & Production.
Ian is a former pupil of the school and lives in Worsley with his wife Vivien.
Vicky is a Parent Governor and also sits on the Education and Pupil Welfare Committee.
Academic – BA (Hons) in Primary Education
Professional – Specialist Leader of Education
Vicky is Assistant Head teacher at a state school with over ten years’ experience working across the primary sector. She now leads an Initial Teacher Training programme working in schools all across the region.
Vicky has two children at Bridgewater in the Early Years and is a former pupil of the school.