The LEARNERs’ Trust has been set up with considerable thought and care to ensure the trust board has all the necessary skills to grow sensibly, sustainably and in a strategic and effective manner.


Ian Powell

John Rutherford

Dr. Kevin Walker

Board of Trustees / Directors


Matt Freeston

John Rutherford (Chair)

Laura Wootton
(Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee)

Pennie Akehurst
(Chair of the Standards and Performance Committee)

Ben Widdowson

Cherie White

Steve Welsh

Angela Beighton

Karl Edwards

Board of Trustee's Register of Business Interests
Trustees Term of Office and Attendance 2017/18