Gareth has worked for over twenty years’ in finance within the public, commercial and voluntary sectors. Experienced in successfully leading and developing financial management, financial services, payroll, internal audit, risk management, insurance and ICT. He is CIMA, CIPFA and Prince2 qualified. Gareth joined Northern Education Trust in 2013 as Director of Finance and progressed in 2017 to lead on the Trust’s Finances and Operations offering leadership in a wider range of corporate services and governance responsibilities.
Gareth has held a number of Non-Executive Director posts and in 2016 co-founded the North East and Cumbria Director of Finance Forum (NECDoFF). In 2018 Gareth was recognised at the North East Accountancy Awards as Finance Director of the Year.