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.
Peter Cropley, Chair of Corporation
Retired Solicitor and Insolvency Practitioner
Nick Worth, Chair of Search and Governance
South Holland District Councillor
Former Group Technical Director, Bakkavor
Ann was born in Stockport and has moved around the UK with work, settling in Spalding in 2002. Ann studies with the Open University and was Group Technical Director of Bakkavor before retiring. She is a member of the BOD of Marel and does consultancy in the Food Industry.
Ann is a keen equestrian and has represented Great Britain at the Icelandic Horse World Championships. She is also a supporter of Farm Africa, helping African farmers build sustainable businesses.
Director, Bulley Davey Chartered Accountants
Andy is a Director at Bulley Davey Accountants, heading up their Spalding Office. Having lived in the area his entire life, Andy attended Spalding Grammar School. before ultimately gaining his degree in Accounting and Finance and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1997.
Andy is on the Audit Committee and in his spare time is a keen golfer and avid football fan.
Boston College Sports Lecturer and Advanced Practitioner
Ben was born and raised in Leeds but moved to Boston when he was 14 and joined Boston Grammar School. His love of sports drove him to leave school and join the Sports Department at Boston College on the Level 3 National Diploma for two years.
After graduating from Bedford University with a degree in Sports and Exercise Science, Ben joined Boston College in 2006 as a Learning Support Assistant. This soon developed into a teaching role and now Ben finds himself within the very successful Quality Team, based within our ‘Teaching and Learning Hub’ as one of the College’s Advanced Practitioners.
This role he continues to this day, coupled with his lecturing within sport. In March 2016 he was appointed as a Staff Governor.
General Manager, Mastenbroek
Born in Boston and attended Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle followed by a HND in Business Studies at the then Sheffield Polytechnic. Chris is now the General Manager for the Boston based engineering and manufacturing business Mastenbroek Ltd, he has a keen interest in seeing the next generation of engineers and technicians trained with the necessary skills for a high skills Lincolnshire economy.
Parkinson Harness Technology
Group Learning and Development Manager, Longhurt Group
Helen was born in Nottinghamshire and moved to the Boston area in 2000. Having previously worked in the NHS and in private training consultants. From August 2019 Helen moved back to the NHS and is now working within the Lincolnshire Community Health Service Trust of the NHS as Practice Manager at Spalding Community Hospital.
General Manager, GB Alarms Ltd
Helen is a member of the Audit Committee.
She was born in Donington and attended Boston High School. Helen has worked at the University of Nottingham, Pilgrim Hospital and the Lincolnshire Standard Group so has a very sound knowledge of the local area.
She now helps to run the family owned businesses, primarily George Barnsdale and Sons Ltd and GBSG Ltd.
Boston College Principal and Chief Executive
Jo Maher is Principal and Chief Executive at Boston College, a Youth Commissioner for the Learning and Work Institute, and the lead psychologist for WorldSkills Team UK. Prior to taking up her position at Boston College, Jo was Assistant Principal at Reaseheath College, after spending 9 years working through from sessional lecturing to Head of Department at Loughborough College. Jo is also a qualified teacher, Chartered Sports Scientist, Practitioner Psychologist and internationally published academic with passion for health and well-being.
New Governors - Profile coming soon
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