Governing Body and Sub-Committees

Governing Body 2018/19
Dr David LambrickChair
Alison Hewitt Governor, Vice Chair of CorporationI am a qualified Chartered Management Accountant and have worked in both the public and private sectors. I am currently employed within the NHS as a Delivery Partner for Right Care. I am Vice Chair of Corporation and also sit on the Audit and Search and Governance Committees.
Jenny SingletonPrincipal / CEOI have worked in the education sector for twenty four years in a variety of teaching and leadership roles. I am passionate about providing an inclusive and inspiring education and enjoy seeing our students flourish and succeed.
Clair Dyson GovernorI have over 15 years’ commercial HR and training experience with a background in retail, hospitality and service industries. I am dedicated to providing training and support to young people in the work force.
Adam Rhodes GovernorI am an alumnus of the College and a Chartered Certified Accountant with significant experience in financial reporting and planning as well as external audits.
I am also an ambassador for the National Apprenticeship Service and fully understand the importance of a high quality education that will set the foundations for learning new skills and further training.
Connor McAlorum GovernorI am a Project Manager for Manchester Metropolitan University where I have gained valuable people and project management experience. I am a firm believer in education as a good foundation on which people can build to regularly upgrade their skills and increase their knowledge.
Matt CroasdaleGovernorI am a senior manager at Royal Mail where I have worked for over 30 years in a variety of commercial, operational and international roles. I have significant experience in commercial negotiation, change management and project management. I have mentored a number of students from the Cheadle and Marple College through my involvement in the Career Ready Mentoring Programme. I am passionate about ensuring that all students are encouraged to maximise their potential.
Ian HarveyGovernorI have over twenty years teaching experience, acquired predominantly in Sixth Form Colleges. I am currently a teacher of Sport and the Quality Nominee at Cheadle and Marple College. My role involves monitoring all aspects of Quality Assurance and Teaching and Learning in vocational subjects. I am also a Parent Governor at a primary school in Salford.
Gareth TurnerGovernorA Chartered Management Account, I am currently Head of Fares and Ticketing at Transport for Greater Manchester. In this role I have responsibility for the development of products and pricing solutions that put customers at the heart of ticketing and payment. I am passionate about supporting and promoting an accessible and inclusive education system that provides opportunities for all young people to succeed.
Laure de RooijStudent Governor

I am originally from Holland but have lived most of my life in France. I am now studying Psychology, Sociology and History A - Levels at The Cheadle College. I want to be a Student Governor so that I can represent students. I hope to learn a lot from this experience and feel it will be helpful in preparing me for University life.
Kaya Dillon Student Governor

I am in my first year at Marple where I am studying A level History and BTEC Applied Science. I have been involved with a political charity for several years. This has given me the opportunity to work with a wide range of interesting people, including Andy Burnham. I have an interest in helping people and changing things for the better. I believe that being a Student Governor is the best way for me to have a say in what is going on around me and to help other students to do so.
Andrea McConchieParent Governor
(Cheadle) /
Link Safeguarding Governor
I joined the Corporation as a Parent Governor in January after my daughter started at Cheadle in September. My work, as a Medical Writer entails interpreting large amounts of data. I am keen to ensure that students with additional educational needs realise their full potential.
Lydia SmithInterim Clerk to the Corporation
Audit Committee
TBCInterim Director
of Finance
& Resources
Alison Hewitt Governor
Adam Rhodes Governor
Gareth Turner Governor
Heather LangCo-opted member Audit
Dr David LambrickChair
Alison HewittVice Chair
Connor McAlorumGovernor
Clair Dyson Governor
Matt Croasdale Governor
Jenny SingletonPrincipal & CEO
Kaya Dillon Student Governor
Laure de Rooij Student Governor
Andrea McConchieParent Governor
Lydia SmithInterim Clerk to the Governors
Search & Governance
Dr David LambrickChair
Alison Hewitt Governor
Jenny SingletonPrincipal & CEO