Midland Academies Trust

MAT Team

Our MAT Academy Principals

Emma Merry 


Heath Lane Academy


Homeira Zakary

Interim Principal

George Eliot School


Michelle Oliphant


Hartshill School

Hayden Abbott

Executive Principal

The Nuneaton Academy

Simon Lomax


The Nuneaton Academy 

Our MAT Executive Team 

Marion Plant OBE

Chief Executive of MAT and joint Principal
and Chief Executive of 
North Warwickshire & Hinckley College 
and South Leicestershire College

Ros McMullen

Executive Principal


Samantha Shore

Executive Assistant to Ros McMullen

Our MAT Central Team 

Val Hone

Trust Business Manager

Rachel Williams

Trust Financial Controller 

Rob Sullivan 

Trust Estates Manager

Tracey Pitcher

Payroll Coordinator

Our MAT School Improvement Team 


Robin Shakespeare

Successful Futures

School Improvement Leader

Peter Gilbride

Strategic Lead Mathematics

Elizabeth Halsall

Trust Data Manager

Ray le Tarouilly

Trust Careers Adviser