Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Meet the OCL Board

To find out more about our board members - click on their photograph to read their bios!

Caroline Taylor
Chair of the OCL Board

Andy Simmonds
Vice Chair of the Board
Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee

Andy Blundell, MBE
Chair of Curriculum &
Learning Committee

Claudia Hardy
Secretary to the
OCL Board

Ann Holt, OBE
OCL Trustee

Craig Dean
OCL Trustee & Careers Link Trustee 

Stan Chan
Chair of the Finance Committee 

Dave Rasmussen
OCL Trustee & Whistle Blowing Link Trustee 

Rachel Arthur
OCL Trustee & Safeguarding Link

Dr Gordon Carver
OCL Trustee 

Julian Scholefield
OCL Trustee & SEND Link Trustee 


Robert Allen 
Advisor to the board

Graham Mungeam, OBE
Advisor to the OCL Board

Ali Layne-Smith
Advisor to the Board People Committee