FCAT Members

Mr John Boyle OBE

John’s initial career was in a Clearing Bank, coming to the Fylde Coast 28 years ago as an Area Manager. John has much experience in finance, accounting and commercial/ legal matters and of Corporate Governance. John has been a governor of Blackpool Sixth Form College for 12 years, latterly acting as Chair. He is a Chartered Associate of the Institute of Financial Services, a Justice of the Peace and a National Leader of Governance (NLG).



Ms Rachel Graham

Ms Graham is a locally based store manager of a large national retailer. She is a Board member for Blackburn BID. As a part of the Business in the Community program, via Healthy High Street, Rachel works with Blackburn College to provide a work placement and work experience program for students. She is also chair of Safe and Secure working group in the town, to support creating a better place to visit.

Mr Dawood Fard

A former student of both Hodgson Academy and Blackpool Sixth Form College, Dawood has a master’s degree in Business Management and is a successful entrepreneur. He has been the Managing Director of Centurus Limited since 2011, a technology company specialising in the education sector. Dawood is also the treasurer of the local Air Cadet Youth Group.

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Mr David Williamson

Mr Williamson is a retired finance professional who is currently a governor of St Georges School, Blackpool. He also serves as treasurer of the Gerald Richardson Memorial Youth Trust. Mr Williamson is ACMA qualified and was a shareholder in own accountancy practice until retirement in 2015.

Fylde Coast Teaching School (sponsor member)

Represented by Mr Roger Cameron

The sponsor organisation is a member of the Trust. Mr Roger Cameron acts as the representative of the Teaching School at member meetings. Mr Cameron is a National Leader of Governance and a parish councillor. He is a retired business manager and formerly a Wyre Borough Councillor and member of Wyre Citizens Advice Bureau.









































Fylde Coast Academy Trust - Members' Register of Business Interests 2018-19