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Meet the Team

Andrew Galbraith, Interim CEO

Andrew is a dedicated and experienced educational leader currently serving as the Interim CEO of Dunstone Education Trust and the Principal at Fulwood Academy. Under Andrew 's leadership, Fulwood Academy achieved a "Good" rating from Ofsted in June 2023, a testament to his commitment to academic excellence and student success.

With a robust background in educational management and a passion for fostering inclusive and high-quality learning environments, Andrew has been instrumental in driving significant improvements and positive outcomes in the schools he has led. Andrew’s innovative approaches and strategic vision continue to inspire staff and students alike.

In his role as Interim CEO, Andrew is focused on promoting collaboration across the trust, developing a growth strategy to ensure that all academies benefit from shared best practices and resources. His dedication to educational excellence and proven track record make him a pivotal figure in shaping the future of education within the trust.



James Bell, Chief Financial Officer

A qualified Chartered Accountant, James’ experience was born and developed in the Not for Profit Sector. James has experience of working with schools, as well as Local Authority’s through his previous auditing roles. Most recently James has worked with Fulwood Academy as part of the Dunstone Education Trust ensuring financial compliance and service level value for money. James currently works as the Trust's Chief Finance Officer, ensuring that every financial decision impacts positively on students.