Governance Structure: Members

Louise Bouteiller
Louise BouteillerChair of Trustees and ex-officio member
Local business woman. Experience of the conversion process to an Academy as a Governor and chair of the student and curriculum committee. Has a breadth of skills from her business role focused around; recruitment and staffing, data analysis, service delivery and as a leader running her own business.
Dave Davison
Dave DavisonMember
A retired Senior NCO in the RAF and currently Youth Pastor at a local church. Has strong links in the community with exceptional experience of community relations. Works with the borough localities team and with local primary schools and youth groups. Works across Swindon area delivering relationship education programmes to young people and provides strong leadership to the governing body.
Philip Harland
Philip HarlandMember
A local businessman with extensive experience of project management and service delivery. Nearly 20 years experience of school governance, most as board chair, including academy conversion and multi-academy collaboration.
Chris Shepherd
Chris ShepherdMember
Chartered Electronics Engineer (CEng MIET) with a Postgraduate Diploma in Manufacturing: Management and Technology. Ten years experience as a Governor. Experience of the conversion process to an Academy as a Governor. Strong data analysis and ICT skills/knowledge and excellent local links.

Governance Structure: Trustees/ Directors

Louise Bouteiller
Louise BouteillerChair of Trustees and ex-officio member
Local business woman. Experience of the conversion process to an Academy as a Governor and chair of the student and curriculum committee. Has a breadth of skills from her business role focused around; recruitment and staffing, data analysis, service delivery and as a leader running her own business.
Fred Child
Fred ChildTrustee
Retired following 35 years with a nationwide financial organisation, management experience of central purchasing and R&D manager in property management. A Fellow of British Institute of Facilities Management, as a director and knowledge and strategy chair, past director Global FM. Past President of Thamesdown Rotary Club. Past chair of governors with primary school experience and academisation.
Corinna Mazzotta
Corinna MazzottaTrustee
A chartered certified accountant (ACCA) by training. Engaged with the local community volunteering with church and scout groups. Strong financial skills and experience of safeguarding.
Mark Edwards
Mark EdwardsTrustee
A Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Mark is now Head of Packaging for a large corporation, with extensive knowledge of procurement and technical development globally. He has over 18 years’ experience of school governance at both primary and secondary level. A former councillor within Swindon, he has many links with the community including scouts and several other charitable organisations.
Scott Robins
Scott RobinsTrustee
Scott is a trainee solicitor at a top 100 Law Firm and a former pupil of Lydiard Park Academy (formerly Greendown Community School) attending the school between 2003 – 2008. Scott is also a committee member of the Gloucestershire and Wiltshire Law Society and Swindon Young Professionals and is passionate about supporting pupils enter the workforce and/or higher education.
Amy Armstrong
Amy ArmstrongTrustee
Independent educational consultant. A qualified teacher with experience across the early years and primary phases. Experience working locally and globally to improve standards of education. A breadth of knowledge and skills from a MA in Education. Passionate about delivering training across the workforce and to parents to improve outcomes for all children.
Clive Zimmerman
Clive Zimmermanex-officio Trustee and Executive Principal
Academy Principal. A career teacher who has senior experience in two schools. As Headteacher of Greendown Community School he oversaw the conversion to Lydiard Park Academy and the complete overhaul of every aspect of the school. Has led the change from an undersubscribed and underperforming 11-16 community school to a high performing 11-18 academy that is now considerably oversubscribed.
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