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Mary Kucharska

Mary Kucharska

Chair

Mary Kucharska has been a Foundation Governor since 2018. Mary has a child who is in Year 3 and another in EYFS.

Danny Sullivan

Danny Sullivan

Danny is a primary teacher by training and was subsequently a primary headteacher, primary schools adviser to Bishop Crispian Hollis and Director of Education for the Diocese of Oxford. Danny has published in the field of children's RE and in children's spirituality.

Fr Dominic Adezia

Fr Dominic Adezia

Fr Dominic was born into a Muslim family of eight, of which he lost a brother, a sister and his father. He trained in Nigeria and was ordained for the diocese of Lokoja. After his ordination he served in his diocese as the Chancellor/the Bishop’s Secretary and the co-editor of the diocesan newspaper.

Debbie Froud

Debbie Froud

Parent governor

Debbie works as a part time Clinical Development Consultant for Eli Lilly and Company which is based in Basingstoke, not too far from the school.

Dilini De Silva

Dilini De Silva

Parent governor

Dilini has been a parent governor since March 2018. She is originally from Sri Lanka and has lived in the UK for the past 13 years. Dilini’s background is in finance and she has worked in the banking/retail and financial services industries.

Maria Alexandra Nunes Costa

Maria Alexandra Nunes Costa

Vice-Chair

Alex is a Strategic Feasibility Senior Manager for clinical development studies. She transitioned from Academia to the Pharmaceutical industry 10 years ago, following a PhD in Cardiovascular Disease and a Postdoctoral position in Nutrition and Immunology.

Catherine Campbell

Catherine Campbell

Foundation Governor

Catherine has been a Governor at St Bede’s for quite a while. She does not have any children but, as a parishioner of Holy Ghost parish for almost 30 years, she is very concerned that we give the Catholic children in our area the best possible start to their education.

Caroline Hartgill

Caroline Hartgill

Foundation Governor

Caroline works for an international IT company based in Basingstoke. She is a Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, and was previously a regional board member and chair of the CIM Hampshire & IOW branch.

Steve Lake

Steve Lake

Foundation Governor

Steve is an Accountant with over 40 years’ experience in Finance & Business roles. For the last 20 years, he worked for a global Higher Education publisher, most recently as Head of Accounting and Business Services.

Felix Obadaki

Felix Obadaki

Foundation Governor

Felix is a CIPD certified HR professional and has had a long career as an HR consultant and project manager. He became a governor in early 2021 in line with his passion for developing the ‘next generation’ through education and opportunities.