ABOUT

Joyce Gardner - Vice Chair
Suzanne Horan
Catholic Senior Executive Leader (CEO)

Mrs. Suzanne Horan is Senior Executive Principal of the Saint Catherine of Siena Academy.

Caroline Caddick
Operations Manager

Caroline Caddick is the company Finance and Operations Manager. Caroline has a long service corporate background working in HR and account management. 

Sarah Bray
Strategic Finance Officer

Sarah is the qualified Senior Accountant who is currently responsible for budget monitoring, reporting and analysis across the MAC. 

Stuart Green
Senior ICT Network Manager 

Stuart Green works across all MAC schools coordinating and supporting their ICT infrastructure, as well as supporting with curriculum development and procurement. 

 

Director roles and experience: 

Finula Foley - Interim Chair

Governor Experience:

I am a Foundation Director for the Catherine of Siena MAC and Vice-Chair. I chair the Strategy and Vision Committee and am a member of the Provisions and Outcomes committees. As part of the Pay Progression Committee I collaborate with the Finance and Audit committee. I am the elected director for Performance Management. I am also a Governor at Rose of Lima Primary School in Birmingham.

In addition to the above I have the following experience:

Twenty-six years as a Headteacher Governor in two schools.

Two years as a seconded Headteacher Governor in one school.

Six years as a Foundation Governor in one school

Four years as a Foundation Director in one school.

 

Knowledge and skills/ areas of expertise

My background is in Education, particularly Early Years and Primary:

Head of St Gregory’s School, Sandwell, Head of St Patrick’s School, Birmingham, Consultant Head at St Philip’s School, Sandwell. 

 

Providing every child with an education of the highest standard by ensuring:

The Catholic distinctiveness and ethos of the school, outstanding teaching and learning methods, secure policies and procedures, ongoing curriculum development, monitoring standards and data, awareness of financial regulations and procedures to ensure good financial management, strategic thinking and creative problem solving, recruitment and management of human resources, health, safety and safeguarding.

 

These skills enable me to help set strategies to ensure the objectives of St Catherine of Siena MAC are fulfilled and that each school within the academy will operate successfully.

 

What the day job is

I am retired after thirty-eight years in Primary Education.

Carol Ann Cullen – Foundation Director

Governance Experience

Appointed as Foundation Director for St Catherine of Siena Multi Academy Company in June 2016. I sit on the Board’s Audit and Finance Committee. I have been a Governor at St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School for 5 years and I am currently the Vice Chair of the Governing body. I also sit on the provisions committee as the Chair.

 

Knowledge and skills/ areas of expertise

Finance

Business Management

Audit

Complaints

 

What the day job is

I am a Manager within the Corporate Sector of Lloyds Banking Group and have worked for the company for 12 years.

Mary O'Brien - Foundation Director

Ian Bickley - Foundation Director

Governance experience
In addition to Foundation Director on the SCOS board, also Academy Committee Vice Chair at St Philips RC Primary, Smethwick.

Leanne Barrell - Co-opted Director 

Extensive experience in project management and business administration. 

 

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