The St. Bart’s Multi-Academy Trust (Central Team) are delighted to join the BusinessLodge family at Trent House having moved into offices on 10th July 2023.  Previously, the trust were based at its sponser academy (Belgrave St. Bartholomew’s Academy, Longton) since its incorporation in 2013.

We are a West Midlands based Trust, spanning 4 local authorities (Cheshire East, Shropshire, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire).  Since moving to BusinessLodge, our trust has grown from 19 primary academies (age 3 to 11) to 22 including Abbey Hill Academy and College (age 3 to 19).  This brings our total number of pupils to over 7000 and employees to over 1100.
Our core business is to advance education and our mission is to provide the best education and curriculum in all our schools, enabling every child to realise their full potential.

Our Central Team provides leadership and support to all our academies:

Central Leadership Team
Lisa Sarikaya – Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Ian Hunt – Deputy CEO and Director of School Effectiveness and Standards
Sean Thomson – Deputy CEO
Vickie Keeling – Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Anthony Roche – Chief Finance Officer

Extended Leadership and School Improvement Team
Chris Brislen – School improvement Officer
Claire Tomlinson – School improvement Officer
Eva Cerioni – Training and Development Officer
Gini Cotton – HR Manager
John Collier – Training and Development Officer
Julie Rowlandson – Sustainability Officer
Kelly Deaville – Head of Digital Transformation
Linda Jones – School Improvement Officer
Lisa Henshall – SEND Lead
Sarah Cope – Compliance and Due Diligence Officer

Central Support Team
Charlotte Stokes – Trust Personnel Officer
Chris Leach – Compliance and Risk Manager
Dan Jones – Media
Emina Sarikaya – Administration Assistant
Josephine Edwards – Head of Operations and Executive Assistant
Matthew Latos – Digital Lead
Maxine Parris– Trust Procurement and Contracts Manager
Steve Jones – Trust Business Manager
Steve Robinshaw – Trust ICT Manager

Finance Team
Diane Harrison – Head of Finance
Lisa McLoughlin – Accountant
Sarah Barnes – Trust Finance Officer
Michelle Green – Accounts Assistant
Vivien Hill – Accounts Assistant
Emma Furnival – Assistant Finance Administrator
Jessica Heath – Finance and Administration Officer
Simon Burd – Business Support Manager
Jo Lockett – Business Support Manager

More information can be found on our website and X (Twitter)
We even have our own YouTube Channel!