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Members of the IAT MAT

Members of the Ironstone Academy Trust

There are 5 Members of IAT

The first meeting was held at Zetland Primary on the 4th October 2016 at 16.30pm

The annual general meeting was held at Normanby Primary School on 2nd October 2017 at 17.00


Steve Elliott

Steve is the Chair of Trustees for IAT.


Previously Chair of Governors, Ormesby Primary School

Previously an accountant in the private sector

8 years as Chief Internal Auditor for Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

Assistant Borough Treasurer for Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

9 years as Head of Operational Finance for Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council prior to retirement

Financial management, Risk management, compliance, audit

Gari Finch

Gari Finch is retired teacher of Geology and Geography.  Most of his teaching was at a secondary school in Eston, and he spent some time teaching in Yarm and Saltburn. He therefore has a strong understanding of the environment we work in. 

In addition, Gari has been a member of Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team for over 50 years demonstrating a strong commitment to public service in the Charity sector. He is currently the Chair of the local Mountain Rescue Team and has held similar roles regionally, he is therefore experienced in monitoring charity accounts and the standards expected of Trustees. 

Lee Brown

I have been involved in education since qualifying as a History teacher in 1997. During that time, I have performed several pastoral, academic and leadership roles. In 2014 was appointed Principal of Nunthorpe Academy. More recently I became the Executive Principal and a Trustee of Nunthorpe Multi Academy Trust. In terms of additional governance experience I have been a parent governor at a nursery school and a staff governor in an academy.