Members of the Trust
Caroline was a founder member of the Tapton School Academy Trust when it converted in 2012. Caroline is the Trust chair and until recently also the Chair of Governors at Tapton School.
Alex Pettifer MBE
Alex retired from his post as the Director of Estates for Sheffield Hallam University in 2010 for which he managed a workforce of 630 staff, a budget of £20million along with an annual capital programme of £25million.
Alex was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours List in 2010 for his “Contribution to Higher Education and the Community of Sheffield” and awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Sheffield Hallam University in November 2011.
He is The Chairman of Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust and 7 Hills Leisure Trust, Deputy Chair of Sheffield City Trust and a Trustee of South Yorkshire Community Foundation.
James joined the Trust as a member in 2017. He has been involved with the Trust for a number of years prior to this appointment, including being a past governor of Tapton School