Dr John Smith is Chief Executive of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. He has strategic overview of the Trust's activities, acting as a liaison between the academies, the Board, the university, local authority, and the Department for Education.
Sam Coates is the organisations Deputy Chief Executive: Chief Operating Officer. She leads all of the Trust’s operational and administrative services in support of our vision, mission, values and strategy.
Dylan Davies is our Deputy Chief Executive: School Improvement, supporting and managing the Principals of our academies to make each school the best it can be for our learners across East and West Sussex.
Kelly Johnson is the Trust’s Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. She oversees the organisation's financial position and holds responsibility for our finance strategies and plans.
Anita Chown is our Director of People, She leads the Trust’s human resources through our People department, and champions staff wellbeing for all our dedicated staff throughout Sussex.
Mr John Smith is our Director of School Improvement. He supports and challenges our academy leaders to provide the highest quality education for our children and young people.