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Vice Chair of Governors: Cllr Robert Alden

Vice Chair of Governors: Cllr Robert Alden


Full name: Robert Alden
Category of Governor Foundation
Term of office/date elected 01/12/2014 - 17/07/2022
Appointed by Foundation/Trust
Committees I am a member of Finance, Pay Committee and Full Governors
Relevant business interests – involvement in governance of any other educational establishments I am a Governor for the Schools of King Edwards Foundation
Pecuniary interests (material interests arising from relationships between governors and/or governors and staff including spouses, partners, close relatives)


Wife works for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Relevant skills and expertise you are bringing to the role of governor. As a Local Councillor Robert brings experience of dealing with a local Authority. Robert has significant experience previously chairing Council Committee and Leading the Opposition on Birmingham City Council. As the previous Lead Member for Finance for Centro Robert is able to bring financial experience to use for the benefit of the school.
Why I wanted to be Governor As a Councillor in Erdington Ward, Robert joined the School Governing Body to help develop and improve the school to even higher standards for the benefit of local Children.