Our Board of Trustees comprises of head teachers and leaders from academia and industry. Trustees are volunteers who meet on a quarterly basis to provide governance and guide the strategy for the organisation to meet its aims. Please click on their names to read their profiles.

Jennifer Maskrey

Mitsubishi Electric

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Stephanie Baxter

IET

Kate Smith

Head Teacher Monks Walk School

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Debbie Cole

MBDA – Head of Resourcing

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Mark Wilkinson

Rothamsted Research

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Ian Hawkins

Headteacher of Richard Hale

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Emma Flawn

Head Teacher of Camps Hill School

Our Patron – Professor Richard Wiseman

Our Patron – Professor Richard Wiseman

Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire

Professor Richard Wiseman has been described by a Scientific American columnist as ‘…one of the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologists in the world today.’  His books have sold over 3 million copies and he regularly appears on the media. Richard also presents keynote talks to organisations across the world, including The Swiss Economic Forum, Google and Amazon.

He holds Britain’s only Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, is one of the most followed psychologists on Twitter, and the Independent On Sunday chose him as one of the top 100 people who make Britain a better place to live.

Richard is a Member of the Inner Magic Circle, a Director of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and has created psychology-based YouTube videos that have attracted over 500 million views. He also acts as a creative consultant, including work with Derren Brown, The Twilight Zone and the hit television show, Brain Games.

 

“It is now more important than ever for young people to understand the value of STEM.  I am delighted to support the valuable work of STEMPOINT East, and urge everyone to get involved with their schemes, events and activities. Science and technology touches every aspect of our lives, and STEMPOINT East provide a vital role in motivating and informing young minds across the region.”