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The Members of a Trust are in a position of oversight.  Their objective is to appoint Trustees who will ensure that the Trust’s vision and ethos are upheld throughout all activities and developments. From a legal perspective, Members are signatories to the Memorandum of Association and for agreeing the Trust’s Articles of Association. The Trust can appoint a maximum of 5 Members.

The biographies of our current Members can be found below:

 sarah conant MSc, NPQH, BA Hons - chair of members

Sarah has over 25 years’ experience in primary education having had a number of headships. The first of these was in Saudi Arabia setting up a new primary school for BAE systems as part of The British International School in Riyadh. When she returned to the UK she became head of a large primary in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. This was followed by two consultant headships; a primary in Peterborough and a large junior school in Ely working for The Diocese of Ely Multi Academy Trust (DEMAT). She led all the schools to become academies.

She moved into the central support team of the DEMAT, where she became the COO with responsibilities for a number of central services, school improvement and the conversion process of schools wanting to join the MAT. She helped growing the MAT to 34 primary schools in 4 years.

Sarah became CEO of Campfire Education Trust in March 2019 leading 6 primaries across the East Midlands.

Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and travelling. She and her husband have a passion for Formula One racing and have over the last few years tried to go to a different Grand Prix each year.

Sarah can be contacted at:

Sarah Kline

Biog to follow


Biog to follow

damian wraight

Senior Project/Contract Manager for United Technologies (Otis UK division) 

Following 22 years’ service as a UK Armed Forces Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineer, Damian has been the Senior Project and Contracts Manager for United Technologies (Otis UK division), for the past 25 years.  In this role, Damian is responsible for profit & loss in over 11 counties throughout the East & South of the UK, including ground operations, financial control, debt recovery and personnel for there Elevator New Equipment department, with a budget of £5m. 

Damian has a wealth of knowledge and understanding of construction business sector operations at a multi-million pound level. Damian was previously a school governor at Mendham Primary School and latterly at the newlgy formed Waveney Valley Partnership Federation for around 7 years. During this time he had many roles including Chair of the Finance Committee, Chair of the Quality of Teaching, and Staff Committee. 

Damian can be contacted at: