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|