Geoff Clarke

Geoff Clarke

Geoff Clarke was a Solicitor for the Co-operative Group for many years as Head of Litigation and finally Head of Business Operations Development and Brand. 

As well as being a trustee from the formation of the Trust in 2014, Geoff was a governor of Co-op Academy Manchester from 2011 to 2021, and the chair of the HR and curriculum committee for a number of years in addition to Safeguarding Governor. He was awarded the Pioneer Award for services as a Governor and services on the steering group during the formation of Co-op Academy Manchester. He was also governor of a primary school and a governor of an FE college and chair of its audit committee.

Date of appointment   01/09/2018
Term of office  4 years
Date left the Board  9th February 2021
Committee membership Audit and Risk Committee; Finance Committee
Relevant business and pecuniary interests  Governor Oakdale School, Dukinfield. Governor Co-op Academy Manchester
Attendance record 2019-20 Trust Board 5/5; Audit and Risk Committee 5/5; Finance Committee 5/5