John McDermott

John has been the Finance Director of Robin Hood Multi Academy Trust (a six school multi-academy trust) since September 2017. With a rich financial background in schools, he has worked across the West Midlands region in local authority schools, faith schools and academies including several other multi-academy trusts. John oversees MAT operations as well as leading on academy conversions. His experience means he has a wide overview of the educational landscape and finances and has spoken nationally on issues related to academy finances. He is a member of Solihull Schools’ Forum, sits on the Board of Members of another MAT and is also a governor at two schools including the post of Chair of Finance.

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