Founder/ Owner of Action for Living Ltd. Founder/ Managing Director of Staffing Solutions (UK) Ltd. 7yrs experience as Parent Governor then CoG at a primary school. 5yrs experience as a Director for the BATIC Trust.
27 years experience at Sotheby's, an international auction house, with management and logistical responsibilities at director level, three years experience establishing two successful timed online auction houses, three years experience as a Parent Governor at a primary school.
Catherine is an experienced governance professional, being Director of Governance & Compliance at SEAX Multi-Academy Trust of special schools based in Chelmsford. Catherine had previously been a clerk to governors for Essex County Council and is also a governor of a maintained primary school. Catherine is a fully qualified teacher who has taught across all Key Stages.
I have enjoyed 43 years in Primary Education – starting as a teacher in 1980, progressing to Headship in 1990 and taking on other roles supporting school leaders through Local Authority Advisory work, Leadership development with National College for School Leadership and Teaching Leaders and more recently, providing school support for London Borough of Newham . Having had a diverse and fulfilling career in education I still have that experience to offer a Multi Academy Trust. More click here
Catherine Stalham is the CEO of South Essex Academy Trust. With 18 years experience in primary school education and a lifelong passion for learning, she is driven by improving the lives of children through supporting their wellbeing and educational outcomes. More click here
Founder and Chief Executive of CJ Learning Ltd and CJ Learning Technologies Ltd, supporting schools for over 10 years in curriculum development, staffing, budgeting and timetabling and is a DFE approved provider of Integrated Curriculum and Finance planning methodology. Before that he was a teacher and senior school leader for 24 years. Chris brings his education and business expertise as a Governor and Director to a number of school and charity boards, having served as a CoG, Parent and Teacher Governor and also Trustee, CEO and Board Chair in a number of charitable organisations.