Mrs Becky Hickford – Chair of the Trust.
Becky was appointed as Chair of the Preston Hedges Academy Trust in 2016, having previously held the role of Vice-Chair of the local governing body for three years. In her role as Chair, Becky currently sits on all the Trust committees and participates in the school improvement visits alongside the CEO and the external School Improvement Advisor. She is also part of the annual performance management committee reviewing Senior Leaders performance and pay awards.
Becky is the Founder of Future Focus 360, which provides career coaching and support to young people aged 12 to 24 years. Prior to this she worked for a global company operating as a strategic business partner, leading departmental organisational design and transformation, designing and implementing global performance and talent management processes, as well as building capabilities and skills through development programmes and one to one coaching.