Member Profiles


Member Profiles


Vicky Parker 


Vicky has worked in the recruitment industry for over 20 years as a Senior Manager in the world of outsourced recruitment solutions.  She has developed the ability to translate strategic client needs into operational delivery to maximise business results, balancing near-term revenue and cost concerns, with longer term strategies for higher value business development.  Vicky is a Prince 2 Practitioner, with experience of managing multiple projects. She’s managed a £37million budget, delivering £1.2million of bottom line contribution in 2017, securing the Recruitment Process Outsourcing Performance of the Year award. Vicky believes her strong business acumen and experience in managing people change programmes positions her well to fulfil the role as a Member for GLT. 

Rebecca Sperti 


Over the last 15 years, Rebecca has led sales teams in some of the UKs largest organisations. She has set the strategy, taking a systematic approach to analysing teams’ skills, engaging, mentoring and developing them into groups of highly regarded experts in their field. Over the last 5 years, Rebecca has provided the strategic leadership to a £30m business unit in the UK’s largest energy provider, overseeing the financial and commercial performance of the team. Rebecca is a skilled strategist, with financial management and budgeting, change management and strong communication skills. She is currently completing an MA in Business Administration at Henley Business School.                        

Matt Ford


Church Leader of Highworth Community Church, Matt was Southfield’s Chair of Governors at the time of the 2017 inspection and was instrumental in shaping the executive leadership structure and recruitment, in partnership with the governors of Eastrop Infant School, GLT's founding schools. Matt is insightful and well connected in the local area, working with staff teams, parents and pupils in local settings. Matt connects with other church leaders and is passionate about community leadership.                        

AJ Cripps


AJ is an experienced school governor and a qualified secondary school teacher. She is a Local Leader of Governance (LLG) for the south west region and recently took up post as Wiltshire's Lead for Governor Development. AJ has successfully completed the NGA training for Chair of Governors and recently led Eastrop and Southfield’s governors to the grand final of the 2019 NGA’s Outstanding Governance Awards for Vision and Strategy. The partnership of Eastrop and Southfield was recognised nationally and the schools were awarded a trophy and certificate as finalists.                        

Kevin Weise 


A visionary and strategic-thinker, Kevin is the Managing Director to a group of companies which focus on the manufacture and supply of high-end furniture to interior designers across the UK and Europe.  Kevin’s prior career was in finance as Corporate Director for Lloyds Bank with many years' experience in managing teams of people and driving towards joint goals.  Kevin will step into the Member and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors after being the Chair of Governors for the Governing Bodies of Eastrop and Southfield, GLT's founding academies.