Haberdashers Federation

Central Services Team

Meet the central team

Central Services provide support, regulation and expertise to our schools. Below you can learn about the members of our central teams. 

Please click on the staff photographs below to learn more about our Central Services team. 

 Central Leadership 


  • Fred Sharrock
    Director of Operations
  • Paul Atkinson
    Director of Finance
  • Marianne Newton
    Federations Operations Manager



Central Finance 


  • Marie Ghansah-Poku
    Financial Controller
  • Sarah Ashley
    Finance Systems Administrator
  • Anoosh Amooie
    Management Accountant
  • David Ankrah
    Management Accountant
  • Frances Oyebanji-Adio
    Financial Accountant
  • Iulian Rosca
    Finance Graduate Trainee



 Central it


  • Ed Avenell
    Federation IT Manager
  • Arran Greeno
    Technical Operations Manager
  • Ian North
    Federation Systems Administrator



Insight & Analysis


  • Phil Bourne
    Director of Insight & Analysis
  • Steve Paine
    Senior Data Analyst





  • Catherine Bartlett
    Director of Partnerships and Development
  • Leena Barrett
    Head of Communications and Engagement
  • Pascale Goddard
    Graduate Trainee Communications & Operations Assistant



Estates and Health & Safety  


  • Spencer Van Der Werf
    Assistant Director of Estates & Facilities
  • Gina Smith
    Capital Assets Project Manager



Human Resources


  • Yasmin Affum
    Executive Assistant to the CEO




  • Marianne Newton
    Operations Director



School Improvement


  • Tom Howells
    Director of School Improvement (Secondary Phase)
  • Sarah Mitchell
    Director of School Improvement (Primary Phase)