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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.



John Utting -  I am a member of Veritas Multi Academy Trust after being Chair of a previous Multi Academy Trust. Having retired from a career as Managing Director of an International Transport Company and I'm proud to serve as a member and trustee at this truly inspirational trust, working along with the other trustees and staff to ensure all pupils across the trust maximise their potential and achieve the best possible education.



David Lister -  I have been a governor since late 2012 and am a member of Veritas Multi Academy Trust. Utilising my financial services background, I am also a trustee with responsibility for finance. 

Contact Us

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

01304 375040