Meet the Team
Sue Bridges - Chief Executive
As CEO Sue leads the overall strategic direction for the Trust, including its vision and values, through the identification of its key priorities.
Lyn Burgin - Chief Officer Finance and Operations
As COFO, Lyn oversees the production, consolidation and delivery of financial information at both individual academy and Trust level, providing forecasts and meeting statutory requirements. Lyn works strategically with the CEO and leaders to achieve the Trust’s business strategy, plans and targets and leads the delivery of high quality, responsive, cost effective business services.
Dyanne Spencer-Barnett and Linda Brown - HR Specialists
Our HR specialist have close working relationships with our schools. They providing efficient, effective and high quality HR services. This involves ensuring that HR meets all statutory, regulatory and corporate requirements. They provide HR guidance to the Executive Team, School Business Managers and Head if Schools whilst ensuring all advice is aligned with the Trusts aims and objectives.
Dyane and Linda joined Cascade in May 2020. They are members of the CIPD with HR experience across the public and private sector. They are committed to the strong belief that their role is to support the schools to provide the very best education for all our pupils. They have lead on recruitment, induction and leadership talent programmes.
They are passionate about ensuring everyone gets the opportunity to realise their potential and our work force feels valued and supported.
Lisa Whitehead - Cascade Inclusion Lead
Lisa works with Trust Senior Leaders and Heads of Schools on the strategic development of provision for pupils with SEND. She leads our high quality Integrated Resource provision and ensures consistently high standards of SEND support in all schools.