Board of Trustees

Mike Hosking – Chair

Born in Redruth, Mike spent almost 50 years working in local government first of all in Cornwall, but then with long spells in both Central London and Cambridgeshire.

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Nick Lake – Finance Lead

Starting his career in Precious Metal Engineering in London Nick moved to Cornwall in 1976. There he started his entrepreneurial career experience in retail and wholesale.

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Tom Briant-Evans

Following a successful first career as a commissioned officer in the Royal Navy Tom retrained as a solicitor specialising in education law.

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Karen Brokenshire

Karen has an extensive background is in Education. In her early career she taught across a range of schools working in different management and leadership roles.

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Robin Cowen

Robin taught at primary schools in Camborne and Penzance before two deputy head roles near Bristol. Robin returned to Cornwall in 1996 to take up the headship of Penryn Junior School and progressed the school to 鈥榦utstanding鈥 in 2011.

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Karen Harris

Karen was born and brought up in Cornwall and has worked in senior board positions for over 20 years in both Finance and Operations within international financial services. On her return to Cornwall, she has taken on roles within a number of local charities.

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Peter Sheppard

Peter is the managing director of Drillserve, an international mining equipment company. He has been a governor at Redruth school since 1998. He also a trustee of Camborne school of mines, Heartlands charitable trust and King Edwards mine charitable trust.

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Deborah Richards

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Robert Gasson

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Jeremy Alder – Trust Secretary

Jeremy has worked as an independent governance professional since 2011 鈥 working with more than a dozen academies across Cornwall.

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