Governance

The governance of Bovington Academy is undertaken through the governance framework of the Aspirations Academies Trust. Local governance is through Aspirations’ South West Regional Board and therefore the Chair of the Regional Board, David Herbert, is the Academy’s Chair of Governors.

The members of the Regional South West Regional Board are:

Name/Details Term of office (end date)
Chair
David Herbert – Regional CEO South Coast & South West For duration of employment in this post
Parent Governors
Vacancy – Parent Governor (Primary)
Simon Browne – Parent Governor (Secondary) 31/10/2023
Co-opted Governors
Lt Col Joby Rimmer Co-opted Community/Business Link Governor 31/08/2026
Padre Matt Dietz – Co-opted Community/Business Link Governor 18/01/2027
Trustee Link Governor
Anthony Moore 01/01/2025
Executive Governors
Steve Kenning – Managing Director For duration of employment in this post
Paula Kenning – Deputy Managing Director For duration of employment in this post
Fokuo Achamfour-Yeboah – Chief Finance & Operations Officer For duration of employment in this post
Mandy Lancy – Trust Safeguarding Lead, Regional CEO West London & South Central For duration of employment in this post
Dr Jeffery Quaye OBE – National Director of Education and Standards For duration of employment in this post
John Reece – Director of HR and Compliance For duration of employment in this post
Regional Principals/Heads of School
Lesley Bishop – Secondary Principal, Atlantic Academy For duration of employment in this post
Melissa Heppell – Primary Principal, Atlantic Academy For duration of employment in this post
Mike Hoffmann – Principal, Budmouth Academy For duration of employment in this post
Sara White – Principal, Bovington Academy For duration of employment in this post
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