Mrs Sarah Carter ACIM
Arthur Cornell MEd, F.Coll.P (Chairman)
Arthur Cornell is a church Trustee and a Street Pastor in his home town of Eastbourne, having retired after a long career as a teacher in both secondary schools and prisons in the south of England. He became headmaster of Cavendish School in Eastbourne where he oversaw the move into comprehensive education.
Married to Ann, with two children and four grandchildren, Arthur is passionate about marriage and its benefits for the family. He trained as a marriage guidance counsellor while working as a teacher in Southampton. He has also spent many summer holidays volunteering with youth organisations and teaching theology in Eastern Europe, India and Malawi.
Martin Doe MSc MIAP MBCS CITP
Martin Doe has been Chair of Trustees for a secondary academy trust since 2014. He feels that the work of the Family Education Trust is particularly important for those not in faith-based schools, who need evidence in order to argue for a socially conservative approach.
Martin is married with three children, the youngest of whom is now in sixth form at school. Professionally, Martin is a computer programmer and has a Master’s Degree in Computing for Commerce and Industry from the Open University. He is also a trustee of a professional body in the computer programming field.
James Eaton CA CTA (Hon Treasurer)
James Eaton joined FET in Sept 2016 in the role of Treasurer. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. He is the father of two boys, aged 3 and 6, and teaches Sunday school at his local church in South East London. James is working to simplify FET’s financial processes and governance and ensure the Trust’s financial setup for the future.
As a parent of young children, James is increasingly aware of what is being taught in schools and the role that parents play in safeguarding children and ensuring that the relationship and sex education (RSE) curriculum is appropriate.
Dr Julie Maxwell MB BCh MRCPCH
Mrs Gillian White LRAM ARCM
Dr Joseph Lim BPharm MRPharmS, PhD
Mrs Mary Russell
Dr Trevor Stammers MA FRCGP DRCOG
Professor David Paton
Professor David Paton is Chair of Industrial Economics at Nottingham University Business School and co-editor of the International Journal of the Economics of Business. David’s research interests cover a diverse range of topics including the sport, the post-Brexit economy, gambling policy and health. His work examining the impact of birth control policy on teenage pregnancy has been published in peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Health Economics, Social Science & Medicine and Demography. David has acted as an advisor to several Government departments including the DTI, National Audit Office and HMRC.
- Piers Shepherd MA
Communications and Public Relations Officer
- Mrs Lucy Marsh MA PGDip
- Professor Brenda Almond BA MPhil doc.hc (Utrecht)
- Professor John Bonnar MA MD FRCOG
- The Viscountess Brentford OBE
- Peter Dawson OBE BSc FRSA
- Michael McKenzie CB QC
- The Duke of Montrose