Governing Body

The University Technical College Norfolk Governing Body are:

  • Ben Milner (Chair) – UEA
  • Emma Palik (Headteacher)
  • Roger Bennington – Long Stratton Motor Group
  • Nicola Finch – Safe STS Ltd
  • Julie Schofield – UEA
  • Steve Love
  • Jean Wilcox
  • Amy Hanton - Parent
  • Abbas Maqbool - John Innes
  • Gary Howard - Redpack
  • John Harris - Pilot
  • Lindsey Green - UEA

Profiles of all our governors can be found here

Further details of attendance etc. can be found here

The Role of Governor

Within England, there are over 300,000 School/Academy Governors, who form the largest volunteer force in the country. The roles of individual Governors, and subsequently members of a Governing Body, work collectively to perform a strategic role and carry out key functions such as:

  • Discuss and set the aims and objectives for the Academy.
  • Set the required policies for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Set the required targets for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress that the Academy is making towards its set aims and objectives.

Finally, the role of role of the Academy Governor is to be a source of challenge and support to the Headteacher, i.e. a ‘critical friend.’

The Governing Body may be contacted by:

Letter – c/o UTCN, Old Hall Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 6FF

Governance Key Documents