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Members are responsible for forming the company.  Veritas Multi Academy Trust has five members.  The key responsibilities of members are:

  • appointing members
  • amend the articles of association and memorandum of understanding
  • quality assure the work of trustees to ensure they are fulfilling their statutory duties
  • sign any special resolutions regarding the constitutional set up of the Trust


Chris Coyston - I have been a member of Veritas Multi Academy Trust since its creation in 2015. I am a signaller for Network Rail based in Ashford with 23 years of experience. I have experience as a school governor for seven years and have been chair of governing body of Warden House Primary School. I also run children’s work nationally for the Apostolic Church as well as running various holiday clubs for primary aged children.

Louisa Horner -  I am Training and Development lead at CATs Canterbury, an international school based in Canterbury. I am also a Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching.

Gill Rowland -  I graduated from Canterbury Christ Church University as a teacher in 1984 and completed my PGCE the following year.  I have been head of department, senior teacher and assistant headteacher in a secondary school.  I currently work as Partnership Development Leader at Canterbury Christ Church University. I have experience in governance, being a governor in a primary school. 

Cliff Collins -  I have been a deputy headteacher and headteacher in the primary sector.  I am now retired and bring a range of experience in school leadership and governance to this role. 

Louie Werth -  I am a lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University in childhood studies. I have been a teaching assistant in school, a governor and a trustee; and am currently studying for a doctorate with Cambridge University. I bring a wealth of understanding to this role as an educationalist and analytical thinker.

Contact Us

Veritas Multi Academy Trust, c/o Warden House Primary School, Birdwood Avenue, Deal, Kent, CT14 9SF

01304 375040