South Pennine Academy

Central Team

Chief Executive (CEO)

Jane Acklam, OBE: BEd (Hons), PG Dip, NPQH

Chief Executive Designate

Lynda Johnson

Deputy Chief Executive

Roz Batley

Finance Director

Keith Rushton

Assistant Operations Director

Madasara Ali

Assistant Operations Director for HR and Data

Krystine Bindley

Assistant Director for Finance

Justine Bowman

Business Support Administrators

Molly Howarth

Amanda Nolan

Business Support Officer/Clerk to SPA Board of Trustees

Anne Mellor

Finance Manager 

Mohammed Hussain

Finance Officer

Gemma Taylor

Toki Zhao

Head of IT

Rob Furniss

Head of Procurement/Payroll Manager

Julie Nash

Human Resources Advisors

Katy Westacott

Karen Smith

Human Resources Assistant

Sidra Ashraf