FCAT Members

Mr John Boyle OBE
JP, Chartered ALIBF, NLG

John’s initial career was a chartered banker being area manager for a large clearing bank, before founding his own financial services company. John is a founding member and director of FCAT. He was chair of directors at The Blackpool Sixth Form College for 17 years.

In recent years John acts as an adviser to the Department for Education on financial, governance and structural matters especially with regard to sixth form colleges and academy trusts.



  Mr Anthony Nicholson

Mr James Corry

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.

Photograph to follow

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.









































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