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GFM Board Members

  • Cris Beswick
    Cris Beswick
    GFM Board Member

    Originally trained as a product and industrial designer, before becoming a successful entrepreneur and the CEO of an award-winning design group. He is now recognised globally as a thought leader on strategic innovation and creating innovative organisations.

  • Nigel Duncan
    Nigel Duncan
    GFM Board Member

    Principal and Chief Executive of Fareham College, also serving on the Board of Fareham College Corporation, a member of all Corporation Committees, the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership’s Marine and Maritime Steering Group, the Hampshire Principal’s Group, the Portsmouth post-16 Forum and the Fareham Senior Leadership Forum.

  • Jenny Bonsor
    Jenny Bonsor
    GFM Board Member & Trustee

    Worked in School Leadership for 20 years, 16 of these as a senior leader in Gosport, including building partnerships with other schools and agencies concerned with supporting young people and their families. Having retired from this role in 2014, now offering Consultancy services focussed on supporting, developing and building leadership capacity as well as experience in Safeguarding practices.

Trustees

  • Paul Lane
    Paul Lane
    Trustee

    Has worked in the aerospace industry twenty five years, initially in engineering roles and latterly heading up business acquisition teams. A member of Gomer Governing Body and then Chair, has contributed to ensuring that learners have every opportunity to achieve their potential in the broadest sense. As well being chair, Paul sits on the Finance

  • Jean Morgan
    Jean Morgan
    Trustee

    Chair of Governors at a local Junior School and has a working background in medical research. She has 30 years of local volunteering experience in Gosport with 20 years experience in school governance (primary and secondary).

  • Jenny Bonsor
    Jenny Bonsor
    GFM Board Member & Trustee

    Worked in School Leadership for 20 years, 16 of these as a senior leader in Gosport, including building partnerships with other schools and agencies concerned with supporting young people and their families. Having retired from this role in 2014, now offering Consultancy services focussed on supporting, developing and building leadership capacity as well as experience in Safeguarding practices.

Executive Board

  • Ian Potter
    Ian Potter
    Chief Executive

    CEO of Bay House School and Sixth Form, taking the school through four good and outstanding Ofsted inspections (in all four leadership was rated outstanding) and seeing significant improvements in provision and performance in the school with 2015 seeing the School’s best examination performances to date at both KS4 and Sixth Form.

  • Sue Carter
    Sue Carter
    Executive Board

    Originally the Business Director at Bay House School and Sixth Form, with 27 years in industry and education finance and management with significant experience of leading change. Set up a successful self-employed financial accounting, auditing, and tax service and has been working in education for over 12 years.

  • Georgina Mulhall
    Georgina Mulhall
    Executive Board

    Head Teacher of Gomer Junior School. Has worked in education for seventeen years, initially as an AST (Advanced Skills Teacher) prior to becoming a Deputy Head Teacher at Flying Bull Academy. Has taught from nursery through to secondary.

  • Stuart Parker-Tyreman
    Stuart Parker-Tyreman
    Executive Board

    Head Teacher of LWS Academy, the only local special school for students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. Has worked in secondary education for 18 years and as a leader in special education for the past 11. Throughout his career there has been a focus on developing and improving systems to better and further positive outcomes for the most disadvantaged learners in the education system.

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GFM Education
Bay House School
Gomer Lane, Alverstoke
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 2QP

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