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Dexter is a Member of the Trust. During Dexter’s 23 years at Ninestiles, he was Headteacher, Executive Head of the Ninestiles Federation and Chief Executive of Ninestiles Plus. His career included working with the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit, being a Board Member of the Specialist Schools Trust and the YPLA, a Commissioner for the Commission for Racial Equality and a keynote speaker on Leadership and School Improvement at national and international conferences. In 2004 he was knighted for services to education.
Member and Chair of Board of Trustees
Alan is a Businessman and Property Consultant, being a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is owner and director of Cosnett Price, a long established practice of Commercial and Industrial Agents and Valuers, together with directorships of a number of property based companies.
Previously Chair of the 6th Form College Solihull, he is also Chairman of Trustees of a Charity based in Cornwall supporting overseas aid.
Alan has his own large family of 6 grown up children and 3 grandchildren; he and his wife are now involved in providing a home for Fostered Children.
Member and Vice Chair of Board of Trustees
Karen is one of the Members of the Trust and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees. Karen works supporting information and technical solutions for schools and the Local Authority and has been involved with technology in the education sector for 30 years. She is a very proud mother of two daughters, Samantha and Charlotte, both of whom are ex-students of Ninestiles Schools.
Rona works in the field of HR within the NHS specialising in the medical and dental workforce. Rona is a former local authority councillor, she has spent over 24 years as a Governor of a primary school in Solihull and was a Governor of the Sixth Form College Solihull chairing the HR committee. Rona is also a visiting speaker and lecturer to a number of organisations/institutions. Rona has travelled extensively, has 2 children and lives in Solihull.