Independent Committee Co-optees

Debbie Hale, FCMA

As the independent member of Star Academies’ Audit Committee, Debbie is not a Trustee, but is appointed to bring an independent and objective perspective to the audit, assurance and risk management work of the Trust.

Debbie is the Deputy Director of Finance at the University of Central Lancashire and, prior to this, she was the Finance Director of Training 2000, a Group Training Association in the North West of England.

Debbie is a CIMA-qualified accountant who also has senior level experience of the retail, construction, pharmaceutical and leisure sectors. Debbie has also undertaken the role of Governor at a local school, including serving as the Chair of their Finance Committee.

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