Trust Members

Mrs Diane Chapman (Chair)

Diane brings to the board a wide ranging experience of working voluntarily in the local community, having chaired two boards of trustees in the homeless and sexual abuse sectors. She presently volunteers as a senior mediator for a large not for profit organization and as an independent visitor for Kirklees Child services. She is the Chair of Governors at Moor End Academy. She is responsible for the Kirklees Registration service and front facing customer service, having worked at a senior manager level within local government for 15 years.

Mr Tony Allison

Tony has been a Member and Director of Moor End Multi Academies Trust since its inception and is now Chair of the Board of Directors.  Previously he was a Governor and Vice Chair on the Governing Body of Moor End Academy for many years. He has chaired a variety of its committees and was involved with the Academy through two outstanding Ofsted inspections. He brings to the Board expertise as a training and development officer for an international engineering company. He is passionate about lifelong learning and the regeneration of local communities.

Mrs Rehna Khan

Rehna is a consultant ophthalmologist at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust. She brings to the board expertise from the NHS, where she leads the diabetic retinopathy service, and Chairs the Diabetic Project Board. She is also involved in postgraduate medical education as an educational supervisor to junior doctors and as an honorary lecturer at Bradford University. In addition she now undertakes a voluntary role with the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. She is dedicated to Moor End Academy as a former student who discovered her passion for education in the Class of 1997.

Mr Richard Gilliland

Appointed to the Trust in June 2015, Richard is an ex-Moor End High School pupil, attending in the mid-1980s. Having extensive experience at senior level within the heavy vehicle and logistic support arena with both worldwide and local organisations, Richard was appointed for his expertise in both corporate and strategic planning, along with his understanding and experience in financial management, senior-level communications and detailed Health and Safety knowledge.

Richard currently holds a directorship role within a national but family-owned company based in Manchester.

He is committed to bringing his knowledge, experience and expertise to the Moor End Trust team.