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Our Team

Trust Staff

Graham Chisnell BAQTS(Hons) MAEd NLE FCCT - Chief Executive Officer  

Graham has been a university lecturer in primary education and science at Canterbury Christ Church University.  He became a headteacher in 1998 and has led three primary schools.  He is a National Leader of Education and Ofsted lead inspector and has worked with the London Centre for Leadership in Learning as a Mentor-Coach trainer.  He received a national award for evidence based leadership in 2016 in recognition of the research based culture he fosters in his school and trust.  He was appointed as a Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching in 2018. He is also an educational author and has published a book called Irresistible Learning - embedding a culture of research in schools.

Graham's key roles in Veritas Multi Academy Trust are strategic leadership and standards.

Alison Moon - BA (Hons) MBA FISBL - Trust Business Manager & Company Secretary

Alison is a Fellow of the Institute of School Business Leadership.  She has been Company Secretary for Veritas Multi Academy Trust since its creation in 2015 and has expertise in both financial management and legal requirements of academies. Alison's key roles in Veritas Multi Academy Trust are financial management, legal processes, procurement and marketing. In 2022, Alison was presented the Trust Business Manager of the Year Award in recognition of her significant contribution to the trust and the wider academy system. 

Jill Crump - Trust Research and Development Lead

Jill has expertise in staff training.  Jill is an accredited assessor for South Kent College and supports staff training at diploma level, providing on site coaching and assessments. Jill works across trust schools to coach staff in evidence-informed practice, developing career pathways for staff that support their professional development, strengthen the school and benefit the trust.

Amber Hull - Trust Business Assistant

Amber supports the Trust Business Manager, providing administrative support for the trust executive and supporting the financial and business staff in schools. 

Contact Us

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

01304 375040