Board of Directors Information

Contact Information

Please email all correspondence to clerk@magnificat.org.uk

Registered Address:

Our Lady of the Magnificat
12 The Oaks, Clews Road,
Redditch, B98 7ST

Local Governing Bodies

Each of our schools has its own Local Governing Body, for further information please visit the Individual school websites.

Links to school websites can be found under Our Academies  

Become a Governor

Information on becoming a Governor can be found here: 

Members Information


  • Reverend Jonathan Veasey

  • Mr Adam Hardy

  • Deacon David Palmer

Directors Information

Director Membership From September 2021 

  • Yvonne Brennan – Chair 
  • Mike Tilt – Vice Chair
  • Kari Gordon 
  • Mike Fletcher 
  • Noel Burke 
  • Bernie Mackie 
  • Mike Connolly
  • Vicki Wells 
  • Chris Bird 

Company Secretary:

  • Mrs Ann Cullwick

Clerk to the Board of Directors/ Governance Professional:

  • Mrs Ann Cullwick

Accounting Officer:

  • Mr Tom Leverage (Catholic Senior Executive Leader/CEO)

Meeting attendance

Our Lady of Lourdes Directors Full Board meeting attendance September 2020 to August 2021

Directors sub-committee membership

Finance and Resources Committee

  • Yvonne Brennan
  • Mike Tilt  Named Director for Health & Safety
  • Mike Fletcher  Named Director for Financial management and Grant funding
  • Chris Bird  Named Director for Financial management and Grant funding

Performance, Standards and Ethos Committee

  • Yvonne Brennan
  • Mike Connolly  Named Director for School Improvement, Catholic Life, Religious Education and Careers
  • Kari Gordon  Named Director for School Improvement, Catholic Life and Religious Education

Risk and Audit Committee

  • Noel Burke  Named Director for Human Resources
  • Bernie Mackie Named Director for Safeguarding and Legal
  • Vicci Wells  Lead Director for SEND and Pupil Premium
  • Chris Bird  Named Director for Financial management and Grant funding

Remuneration Committee

  • Yvonne Brennan
  • Mike Tilt  Named Director for Health & Safety
  • Noel Burke  Named Director for Human Resources
  • Kari Gordon  Named Director for School Improvement, Catholic Life and Religious Education
Declaration of Interests

The Our Lady of the Magnificat Multi Academy Board of Directors:

  • Mr Chris Bird: Partner is an employee of the Our Lady of the Magnificat Multi Academy, Sister is an employee of the Our Lady of the Magnificat Multi Academy, Family member is the owner of Maire Childcare & Educational Services Ltd letting at two sites of the Our Lady of the Magnificat Multi Academy, Chris is an employee of Worcestershire Children’s First

  • Mrs Vicci Wells: children use MAC Transport and attend schools within the Multi Academy, 

  • Mr Mike Fletcher: wife is an employee of the Our Lady of the Magnificat Multi Academy.