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Canterbury Cross Education Trust

Board of Trustees


Imran Mogra (Trustee & Member)

A Senior Lecturer in the Department for Education at a West Midlands University           

RE Academic with additional responsibilities for SMSC

Experience as a Chair of Governors for over 5 years and a Governor for over 10 years. Experience across a range of committees.

Mentor at Mosaic Charity (set up by HRH Prince Charles)


Nadeem Bhatti

Head teacher of a local outstanding primary school - over 15 years of leadership experience in the primary sector

Supporting schools across Birmingham through the Birmingham Education Partnership; Executive Headship at a Birmingham Primary School

DSL and School Safeguarding Lead

Experience of working with United Learning-a national academy chain on improving outcomes for children


Imran Rashid  (Member)   


Director and Businessman, retail and on-line ( Self Employed )

Experience of enterprise, finance and personnel activities

Finance and Personnel experience on a local Governing Body


Mohammed Ali

Data analyst for the Education Funding Agency  (EFSA)

Experience of  funding allocations, coordinating academy conversions and producing management-information statistics

Local Governor Finance and Personnel Committee experience at a local primary school

Safraz Patel

Construction Engineering  

WRAP, PREVENT and Safeguarding trained

Nasmeen Rehman      

School Business Manager at Yew Tree Primary School

Experience in Finance, HR, Health and Safety, Premises and supervision of support staff 

Roy Fackrell (Member)

Retired Deputy Head Teacher from Handsworth Grammar

Current chair of the Westminster Academy Trust

Involved with Handsworth Association of Schools

Saleha Panchbhya

Community Pharmacist Manager

Health and wellbeing 


Khalid Din

Head Teacher with over 15 years of leadership experience in the primary sector

Primary School Improvement Consultant for United Learning (a National Academy Chain)

Inspection and school improvement activities across the Midlands

Zaahirah Khalfey

Co-opted Trustee

Works for Office of the Public Guardian safeguarding vulnerable adults.

Michael Surr

An Education Officer with the National Association for Special Education Need (NASEN),

Editor of NASEN Connect magazine

Ex Primary school Teacher, SENCO and Deputy Head


Members of Canterbury Cross Education Trust

The trust has an additional board of 5 members. These members are made up of both Trustees and Volunteers.

Mr Imran Mogra

Mr Imran Rashid

Mr Roy Fackrell

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