Ash has extensive experience predominantly working in ICT, most roles being education based. Since September 2014, Ash has worked at Horizon Community College, initially as Strategic ICT Manager, more recently as Strategic Lead – ICT & Infrastructure. Overseeing ICT, Health & Safety and managing the Facilities Management contract. Prior to moving to Horizon, Ash held several roles within the Local Authority, leaving the role as Business Development Officer to take on a new challenge based at Horizon. Ash’s role at HCAT is to ensure that our academies are given strategic and operational guidance, expertise and steer to achieve “suitable teaching and learning environments” that are accessible to all pupils/students across the Trust. Ash will also support the development of central systems within the Trust, working with our Strategic IT Manager, to ensure that we are equipped to provide excellent support to all our academies. Ash holds a Leadership and Management qualification, is a PRINCE2 Project Manager and is currently studying a BA (Hons) Degree in Management at Sheffield Hallam University.