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Our Governors and Trustees

Our Board of Governors and Trustees is made up of representatives from our employer partners, the local authority, staff and parents.

The main responsibility of the UTC Board of Governors is to ensure decisions are always taken for the benefit of the UTC, its students, staff and other users and with a view of safeguarding public funds.

You can view a list of all our Governors below and you can contact our governors by emailing our Clerk Joanna Brown at

Chair of Governors
Dr Paul Westlake – GSK (Appointed – 2014-2018, Appointed Chair November 2015)

Rod Bristow – Pearson (Appointed – 2014-2018)
Marc Davis – Princess Alexandra Hospital (Appointed – 2014-2018)
Paula Hornett – Essex County Council (Appointed – 2014-2018)
Ruth Mansell – Staff Governor (Appointed – 2017 – 2021)
Mike McKeaveney – Principal (Appointed – 2014-2018)
Helena Mills – Co-opted Governor (Appointed 2017 – 2021)
Graeme Read – Parent Governer (Appointed 2017-2021)
Graham Viner – Raytheon (Appointed 2017-2021)
David Wallace –Co-opted Governor (Appointed – 2016-2020)

Dr Paul Westlake – Member
Professor Iain Martin – Member
Mr David Wallace – Member

The dates of upcoming full governing body meetings are as follows:

  • 10th May 2017
  • 5th July 2017

For our policies and governance documents, please click here.