Members

Gavin Jones

Gavin Jones

Bay Education Trust Board Member and Chair of the Board

 
Gavin Jones is the Chair of the Bay Education Trust Board and chair of the Finance, Audit and Personnel Committee.

Outside of the Trust, Gavin is Chief Executive Officer of Gavin Jones Consultancy, with a strong senior background in both operations and training within the hospitality sector. He has worked for some of the country’s leading brands, as well as smaller SME organisations. Having a proven track record to improve businesses through accelerated growth, increasing corporate standardisation, process flows and brand enhancement. Gavin brings all of this pedigree into the education sector to help the Trust with strategic thinking and development.

 

Celine Hawkins

Celine Hawkins

Bay Education Trust Board Member

 

Celine recently joined the Board as a member in February 2019. She looks forward to working with the Trust as a member.

Judy Ravenscroft

Judy Ravenscroft

Bay Education Trust Board Member

 
Judy Ravenscroft has a background in biology, but is now a management consultant. She has a particular interest in governance.
James Paxman

James Paxman

Bay Education Trust Board Member

James Paxman moved from London to Devon in 1998 having worked in IT for over 20 years. He specialised in software development and project management working for ICL/Fujitsu and Plessey developing products and services in telecommunications. He later co-founded a software consultancy business delivering services in logistics, financial systems and business process design to international container shipping, working principally for P&O and Inchcape. He has also worked on financial and operational systems for several government agencies including the General Teaching Council. Following his move to Devon he became chief executive of the Dartmoor Preservation Association for eight years. Now retired, his interests include reading and outdoor activities.