Mark Burnett

From educational standards to financial performance and compliance, Mark is responsible for all aspects of the Trust’s day-to-day running.

Previously he was the Chief Operating Officer for one of the largest and most successful Multi-Academy Trusts (MAT) in England, which he helped grow from one school to over 40.

Mark took up post here at the SDBE Multi-Academy Trust in 2017 where his job was to set up the Trust from scratch and ensure it was ready to welcome and support schools on their unique journey.

Mark is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Fellow of the Institute of Business Leadership.