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Members

Alison Warner 

Date of appointment: 1 May 2016

Alison has a wealth of experience in education, and has worked as a teacher, a Head of Sixth form at High Storrs and Assistant Principal at Loxley college (later the Sheffield College). She has also carried out consultancy work for the Further Education Funding Council, a London Borough developing a sixth form college, and at Doncaster College during their recovery plan. She has served on numerous governing bodies, including High Storrs, Holt House and Ecclesfield primary school federation, and is also a member of the Executive of Sheffield Association of Schools’ Governing Bodies. She is currently Chair of CRESST, a local charity promoting conflict resolution in schools through the development of pupils as peer mediators.

Business or pecuniary interests

Name of business: CRESST (Conflict Resolution Education in Sheffield Schools Training)
Nature of business: Charity working in schools re conflict resolution and peer mediation
Nature of interest: Chair of Trustees
Date of appointment or acquisition: April 2009. Reappointed 21 September 2021
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Name of business: Coit & Ecclesfield Primary Federation
Nature of business: Governing Body LA maintained school
Nature of interest: Chair
Date of appointment or acquisition: July 2019
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Name of business: Grenoside Community Primary School
Nature of business: Governing Body LA maintained school
Nature of interest: Chair
Date of appointment or acquisition: March 2019 
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Name of business: Brigantia Trust, Sheffield (includes Hinde House 2-16, Concord Junior School, Wincobank N&I, Longley Park VIC, Y
Nature of business: Academy Trust
Nature of interest: Director
Date of appointment or acquisition: August 2017.  Re-elected July 2021
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Name of business: St Mary's C of E Primary Academy
Nature of business: Local Governing Body of DSAT Trust
Nature of interest: Federation Governor - Vice Chair
Date of appointment or acquisition: June 2017.  Reappointed September 2021
Date of cessation of interest: September 2025
Name of business: Sheffield Association of Schools' Governing Bodies
Nature of business: Local Association for Schools Governors, Trustees and Members
Nature of interest: Executive Member
Date of appointment or acquisition: Reappointed September 2021
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Name of business: Holt House & Carter Knowle Schools Federation
Nature of business: Governing Body LA maintained school
Nature of interest: Chair
Date of appointment or acquisition: August 2016.  Reappointed September 2020
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Name of business: Abbey Special Academy
Nature of business: Local Governing Body of Nexus Trust
Nature of interest: Chair
Date of appointment or acquisition: September 2019
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Name of business: Sheffield Schools Forum
Nature of business: Maintained Primary Representative
Nature of interest: Member
Date of appointment or acquisition: June 2017  Re-elected June 2021
Date of cessation of interest:  
Date returned: 27 September 2022

Andy Deutsch
 

Date of appointment: 17 July 2020

Andy has over 40 years’ experience in the food manufacturing industry managing businesses supplying the major UK retailers and Foodservice operators.  He has successfully turned round underperforming businesses, by focussing on the organisation and development of teams and the creation of strategic customer relationships.

He is a Non-Exec Director of Riverside Estuary Board, a member of Riverside’s Care and support Committee and a mentor on the Bristol University Alumni Mentoring Programme, for students from under-represented backgrounds.

Business or pecuniary interests

Name of business: Riverside Group
Nature of business: Housing Association
Nature of interest: Non Executive - Care & Support Division
Date of appointment or acquisition: 11 November 2016
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 4 September 2022
Name of business: Church Homeless Trust 
Nature of business: Charity
Nature of interest: Trustee
Date of appointment or acquisition: 18 May 2022
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 4 September 2022
Name of business: Country Style Foods
Nature of business: Bakery 
Nature of interest: Commercial Director (interim)
Date of appointment or acquisition: 12 July 2022
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 4 September 2022

Martin Hodgson
 

Date of appointment: 17 July 2020

Martin had a number of significant posts in the Inland Revenue (forerunner of HMRC) including Regional Director for the East of England, investigator of overseas banks in the City of London, responsible for the operation of PAYE processes nationally, and Diversity Champion. After retirement in 2002 he took consultancy roles successively with the tax authorities of Swaziland, Bulgaria, Uganda and Romania. From 2002 he has been a member of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group. In 2016 he became a governor of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and was recently elected to be Lead Governor.

Business or pecuniary interests

Name of business: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
Nature of business: NHS Hospital Trust
Nature of interest: Governor
Date of appointment or acquisition: 1 July 2016
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 4 September 2022

 

Members resigned in last year

Niala Anderson 

Date of appointment: 1 May 2016

Niala is a Commercial Manager (Private Finance) at the Education Funding Agency (EF) in the Department for Education. She has significant experience in the area of private finance, having previously worked in the Partnerships for Schools (PfS) team when the national Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme was rolled out. She has also worked for Sheffield City Council in this area, and previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She also has experience of serving as a governor at a local primary school.

Business or pecuniary interests

Name of business: Department for Education
Nature of business: Government
Nature of interest: Employee
Date of appointment or acquisition: 8 January 2008
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 6 September 2021

Sheer Khan 

Date of appointment: 1 May 2016

Sheer is a senior analyst and policy maker with proven leadership ability and a track record in applying economic principles and analytic approaches to strategy and policy across government and the private sector. He currently works in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, following ten years leadership experience in central government and broader experience running his own successful property business.

Linked In profile available here.

Business or pecuniary interests

Name of business: Government department
Nature of interest: Employee - civil servant
Date of appointment or acquisition: 26 January 2004
Date returned:

6 October 2022

Name of business: HM Courts & Tribunals Service
Nature of interest: Magistrate
Date of appointment or acquisition: July 21
Date returned:

6 October 2022