Richmond Hill Academy’s Local Governing Body includes representation from parents, community and sponsor governors from The GORSE Academies Trust. The intention of this Local Governing Body is to ensure Richmond Hill Academy provides an exceptional education for all pupils.

Become a Governor

Becoming a governor is a rewarding way to help your local community and have a positive influence on the quality of young children’s education. Richmond Hill Academy’s Local Governing Body includes people from all walks of life with each person adding their unique experience and skills to the work of running an academy.

If you would like to become a governor to please contact us for further information.

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Chair of Governors
Richmond Hill Academy
Clark Lane
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS9 8PN

Our Governors

Name Category End of Term of Office Committee Membership Voting Rights Declaration of Interests Other establishments they govern Any relations within the academy
Sir John Townsley Chief Executive Officer n/a n/a Yes None HA, EHC, BA, MNA, RA, TMA, TGAT, TFA, SCITT, TSLA, TRGA, BSA None
Simon McCarthy Executive Principal: Primary Education n/a n/a Yes None HA, MNA, RA and TSLA None
Anna Mackenzie Principal n/a PPM Yes None None None
Nicola Deville Staff 31/12/2021 n/a Yes None None None
Eric Williamson Staff 31/12/2021 n/a Yes None None None
Peter Gruen
Chair
TGAT 31/12/2021 PPM Yes Elected Member at Leeds City Council & Business Interests with Leeds Playhouse (Enterprises) Ltd TSLA, HA, TGAT None
Paul Forbes TGAT 31/12/2021 PPM Yes None None None
Verona Brown TGAT 31/12/2021 n/a Yes None None None
Ursula Wyatt TGAT 31/12/2021 n/a Yes None None None
Cllr Asghar Khan Community 31/12/2022 n/a Yes None None None
Darren Percival Community 31/12/2021 n/a Yes None None None
Charlotte Taylor Community 31/12/2022 n/a Yes In Harmony Manager, Opera North None None
Vacant Parent  –  –  –  –  –  –
Vacant Parent  –  –  –  –  –  –

All company documentation relating to The GORSE Academies Trust can be found on our Trust website at
www.tgat.org.uk/company-documentation