Trust Board

Trust Board

  • Margot Johnson – Chair of the Academy Trust, Trust Member and Sponsor Governor
    margot johnson web Margot has been a governor at Manchester Health Academy since 2013, providing particular support for legal and Human Resource-related matters.  Margot has worked in the National Health Service for more than 30 years, primarily within Human Resources. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development and is a firm advocate of world class professional learning, a central focus of the Academy’s work. She holds a Masters in Strategic Human Resource Management and is a qualified coach.

    Margot first started work in Finance and has worked across all sectors of the NHS but mostly in the Acute hospital environment. During her career she has worked in numerous HR roles and has also specialised in Workforce Planning, Organisational Development and Staffing and as part of a team responsible for developing a privately financed NHS hospital, from its initial business case through to opening the building.

    Margot has also spent time working in general management and as part of a multiagency inquiry team, working alongside the police, Social Services and Education.  She has been an HR Director in a teaching hospital for 10 years, and moved to Central Manchester to take up the position of Director of Human and Corporate Services for the entire trust of 7 hospitals. In addition to HR Margot’s role covers legal services, communications and corporate governance.

  • Sara Todd – Trust Member, Co-sponsor and LA Governor
    ??????????????????????????????? Sara is Deputy Chief Executive at Manchester City Council and is a Planner by trade. She was born in Gorton, educated at Manchester High School for Girls and Loreto Sixth Form College before going on to secure a BA (Hons) in Town and Country Planning and a Bachelor of Planning at the University of Manchester.Her current role involves leading services in the Growth and Neighbourhoods directorate of the Council which play a key role in delivering the Manchester Strategy with a focus on delivering jobs and growth, creating places where people want to live and helping Manchester people access those jobs.Sara is a Director of a number of organisations – the Corridor Manchester Company, One Manchester Housing Group and CityCo Manchester – and is a Trustee of the City in the Community Foundation as well as being a School Governor at the Manchester Health Academy. She has previously worked in three other Greater Manchester local authorities – Bolton, Oldham and Tameside – in a variety of planning, economic development and regeneration roles over the last 25 years. She is a season ticket holder with her mum at the Etihad Stadium.
    • Mags Bradbury – Trust Member and Sponsor Governor
      Mags Bradbury Appointed 11th September 2014. Mags has been a Governor at Manchester Health Academy since September 2014, she is a member Standards Committee and the link governor for Performance. Mags is the Associate Director for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion at Manchester University NHS Trust (MFT). Mags leads, for MFT, the work on equality, inclusion, widening participation and social value. She is also currently a Board Member of the Co-operative Academy Trust, an eight academy trust based in the North West.
      Prior to this role Mags worked for the Co-operative Group where she established the Co-operative Academies Trust. Mags was responsible for wide range of programmes including community and schools engagement, working with young people and membership diversity programme. During her time at the Co-operative Group, Mags was a member of the International Co-operative Alliance Gender committee and a board member of the Schools Co-operative Society.
      Mags has worked in both the private and public sector roles before joining the Co-operative Group, she has a Master’s degree in International studies from the University of Leeds. Mags is passionate advocate for social justice and social mobility, believing that education can change communities as well as lives.