Boston College's Governing Body is made up of a group of people from a variety of different sectors of the local community as well as College staff members and current students.
The College Governors make an important contribution to the life of the College and its students, helping to ensure that it is well run and meeting the needs of the local community.
Boston College - Board Members Declarations of Interest 2022-23
Peter Cropley, Chair of Corporation
Retired Solicitor and Insolvency Practitioner
Nick Worth, Vice-Chair of the Corporation
South Holland District Councillor
Independent Financial Adviser and Founder, Keep It Easy Financial Planning
Daniel is currently a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society, has achieved an MSc by distinction in Financial Planning and Business Management, and is currently undertaking a PhD, studying professionalisation, which is how an occupational field becomes a publicly trusted profession.
He has recently founded his own Sustainable Financial Advice practise, assisting clients with pensions, investments, life insurance, employee benefits and so on. He has been an independent financial adviser for well over a decade. Having worked within a Law Firm, a Chartered Accountants Firm, and a National Corporate firm, he has a wide range of experiences but has always had a focus on education and development.
His previous voluntary experience extends to being trustee of the local Age UK, a director on what was Boston Witham Academies Federation, and previously was interim chairperson on The Phoenix Family of Schools Trust and has had other more short term voluntary commitments in the past.
Director of Governance and Operations at C.I.T
Daran is the Director of Governance and Operations for the Community Inclusive Trust, an education multi-academy Trust with 14 Lincolnshire based schools. Daran has previously been the Executive Head Teacher of three local special schools, one of which was John Fielding Special School in Boston. He was born in North London and relocated to Lincolnshire in 2002.
Daran is the chair of the Standards Committee, with a keen interest in the curriculum offer and outcomes for all students across the College.
Chief Executive Officer, Infinity Academies Trust
Gavin is the Chief Executive Officer of Infinity Academies Trust. A Lincolnshire-based Multi-Academy Trust made up of nine primary schools. He has previously worked as the Executive Headteacher of three primary schools in the Boston area and was the Head of Service for Education Strategy for Lincolnshire County Council.
Gavin lives in Boston and grew up in Lincolnshire attending Spalding Grammar School and Bishop Grosseteste University.
Parkinson Harness Technology
Chief Exec at Lincs Community and Voluntary Service
Regional Construction Manager (Central and London), Design, Construction and Delivery - Property Division Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd
Head of Human Resources, Lincolnshire Co-op
Heather is Head of Human Resources for Lincolnshire Co-op, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has built a profession career in Human Resources and Learning & Development including FTSE 100 companies. Heather has a degree in Economics from the University of York and also an MBA.
Heather is Lincolnshire born and bred and has a range of experience as a Secondary School Governor, Chair of Governors, charity Trustee and was a founding member of the Greater Lincolnshire Employment and Skills Board, representing the business community and the GLLEP on the Area Review for Lincolnshire.
Heather is a member of the both Audit Committee and the Search and and Governance Committee.
Senior Talent and Learning Advisor at Lincolnshire County Council
Helen was born in Nottinghamshire and moved to the Boston area in 2000. Qualified for over 15 years in HR and L&D and 20 years in Management, Helen is also an elected member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning as well as an ACCAS qualified mediator.
Helen is a member of the Standard Committee.
Outsourced Finance Services Manager – Duncan & Toplis
Katy was born in Lincolnshire and is a proud mother of three. Katy heads up the Outsourced Finance Services Team, offering a virtual finance function for businesses who are looking to grow and adapt by embracing technology and innovation to streamline processes that results in better insightful reporting.
Katy previously was an AAT Lecturer for Boston College for three years and thoroughly enjoyed supporting the learners to achieve their goals. She is currently studying her ILM Level 5, due to complete in June 2023.
In her spare time she goes to the gym and is a keen tennis player, one day hopes to make it to Wimbledon, in the audience of course.
Boston College Assistant Principal: Performance and Quality
Kelly is Boston College's Assistant Principal: Performance and Quality, but has previously worked at the College in a range of roles during her employment, including Curriculum Leader for Accounting, Business and Travel and Tourism. She started as an assessor in early years, and has also been a lecturer, tutor and coordinator and taught from Level 1 to adult learners.
Boston College Health and Social Care Learner
Kimberley is in her first year of the Level 3 Health and Social Care Foundation Degree, with the aim to become a Child Psychologist. Within her first six weeks at Boston College Kimberley was chosen by her class mates to be their Class Rep, as well as being included in the Student Council and becoming a Student Governor. Kimberley said, "Becoming a Student Governor means so much to me, as I would like to be able to support the College as a learner on what is best for future and current learners."
Managing Director, Davis Worldwide Ltd
Academically Paul is a Law and Spanish Graduate, and has also studied in Argentina and Spain. Professionally he has worked throughout Central and South America and Spain, and has been working within the fresh produce industry since 2004 in various capacities, but predominantly commercial and procurement functions.
Chief Operating Officer - East Locality NHS Lincolnshire CCG
If you would like to contact the Chair of Corporation, you can do so by contacting: c/o Clerk to the Corporation, Boston College, Skirbeck Road, Boston, PE21 6LF