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Key Personnel

Stephen Munday CBE

Chief Executive Officer

As Principal of Comberton Village College, Stephen oversaw the inception of the Comberton Academy Trust which later became The Cam Academy Trust.  Educated in Canterbury, he studied Economics at the University of Cambridge and went on to qualify as a teacher attending the Institute of Education London, where he gained an MA in Economics Education. 

In 2009 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Anglia Ruskin University and in 2013 was awarded a CBE both in recognition of his services to education and the community.


Chris Jukes

Primary Executive Leader

A former headteacher, Local Leader of Education and NPQH Course Coach, Chris is responsible for the Primary schools within the Trust, ensuring that they are provided with the support to develop and maintain high standards.

Paul Lawrence

Director of Education

A Specialist Leader of Education with a Master's degree in Educational Management and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Paul is also an Ofsted lead inspector who has more than 25 years’ experience of teaching. Paul now works to ensure the highest standard of education across all the Trust’s academies.

Rachel Hawkes

Director of International Education & Research

A linguist who oversees excellent language provision in all the Trust’s Academies as well as leading international developments in all the Academies, including the British Council International School Award.

Mark Norman

Director of Finance and Operations 

Mark is a qualified accountant who oversees integrating new academies into the Trust as well as managing the Trust’s support operations to maximise efficiency, cost savings and economies of scale.

Sean Sumner

Director of IT Strategy

Has worked at three of the Trust’s secondary schools, starting at Melbourn in 1988, moving to Comberton in 1990 and then to Cambourne in 2013. Originally a PE teacher, he switched to IT more than 20 years ago and is now responsible for developing IT for teaching and learning, introducing the use of iPads for staff and students across the Trust and ensuring all Trust academies make the best use of technology.

Jan Berridge

Facilities Manager

With over 18 years retail management experience and a further 15 years within the education sector, Jan joined the Trust in 2015. With Trust oversight of new build projects, estate management, catering and cleaning, Jan is responsible for ensuring that all the physical resources available to The Cam Academy Trust and its Academies are developed, maintained and used in the most cost effective and efficient way to enable all  Academies to meet their educational aims and objectives.

Tania Tull

Human Resources Manager

A qualified HR practitioner, with more than 10 years' experience in education, Tania supports tThe Cam Academy Trust by strengthening HR processes and practice across all of its Academies.

Paul Middleton

IT Manager 

Paul’s role is to standardise working models, improve communication methods, improve reliability and implement new technologies across the Trust’s Academies.

Kerry Puttock

Education Welfare Lead

Kerry works closely with our schools to provide the highest possible levels of welfare for our students. Her position includes providing advice on complex cases, completing EHAs to facilitate multi-agency support, and evaluating procedures and assessing monitoring systems.

Kerry is well placed in this position as her background in HR, alongside her understanding of the education system, gives her a great knowledge to support her in the role.  Having previously worked at Melbourn Village College, she has a sound knowledge of the academies and local area.

Jonathan Bowers

Digital Learning Developer

Fusing his technical expertise and his ongoing ambition to impact education, Jonathan is spearheading the development of CATalogue - utilising the best of Office 365 to create learning spaces where resources are stored logically, always available and accessible across the Trust.

Judy Czylok

Publicity & Communications Manager

A qualified journalist who works with the Academies to enhance their own and the Trust’s internal and external communications.

Carolyn Ducket

Data Protection Officer

With the introduction of the new Data Protection Regulations in 2018, Carolyn was appointed, to ensure that the Trust and its employees comply with the GDPR and other data protection laws.

Carolyn is also the Business Manager at St. Peter's School.

Yvonne Corkin

PA/Clerk to the Board

Yvonne is Personal Assistant to the CEO and Clerk to the Board of Trustees.