The Executive Board is responsible for the governance and running of the Trust on a day to day basis and comprises:
Llyn Codling OBE, Chief Executive Officer
is a National Leader of Education and is the Strategic Lead for Portswood Teaching School Alliance. She supports the Principals of the Trust Schools in order to raise standards for all pupils.
Llyn was recognised on the 2018 New Years Honours List and awarded an OBE for her services to education.
She is also the Accounting Officer for Portswood Primary Academy Trust.
Dr Keith Watson, Deputy Chief Executive Officer
is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer Portswood Primary Academy Trust and the Director of Teaching & Learning for Portswood Teaching School Alliance. In his Trust role he is responsible for the quality of teaching and the extensive coaching programme that supports achieving high standards in teaching and learning.
He holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Management from Southampton University and regularly publishes articles and research on a range of educational issues.
Rachel Coney, Chief Operations Officer
is the Business Principal for Portswood Primary Academy Trust and for Portswood Teaching School Alliance. She has many years’ experience of working in education including in International Schools. She is responsible for the effective provision of admin, HR, finance and IT support across the Trust and manages the school sites.
She is the Company Secretary for Portswood Primary Academy Trust.