José Lopes, Chair of the Governing Body
José was appointed Chair of Governors for the WMG Academy for Young Engineers in July 2016. José is Head of Technical Excellence at Jaguar Land Rover has responsibility for development and nurturing of engineering skills and competencies within the company. This responsibility extends to engineering graduates and apprentices, so they have the necessary skills to support future growth.
He has been involved from the inception of the WMG Academy for Young Engineers and been a key supporter of the distinctiveness of the University Technology College system.
“My vision shared by my fellow Governors, is that the WMG Academy for Young Engineers must through the education delivered, provide the opportunities for the best possible destinations for all our pupils, be it apprenticeships, university or directly in to employment”
José Lopes: Chair and Link Governor for Finance Sub-committee
Clr David Kershaw: Link Governor for Core Curriculum
Rob Grute: Staff Governor and Link Governor for Core Curriculum
Shaun Clayton: Link Governor for SEN and Member of Governors’ Staff and Students Sub-Committee
Ben Story: Member of Governors’ Finance Sub-Committee
Steve Maggs: Link Governor for Engineering
Jane Coleman: Member of Governors’ Staff and Students Sub-Committee
Jane Prewett: Parent Governor
Tim Rushent: Parent Governor
Jo and the other Governors can be contacted via the Academy on : 024 7646 4661 email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Company information can be found here
Governor Declaration of interests can be found here