Margaret Parkes

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Margaret is Yorkshire born and bred, currently living near Doncaster.

Margaret is a graduate firstly obtaining an Economics BA Hon degree and then going on to achieve a Banking and Finance BSc Hon degree. She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Banking and is ACIB qualified.

Margaret’s career has been within the finance industry where she has worked for HSBC for over 25 years undertaking roles across the UK; starting as a management trainee, moving into various branch management roles, Operational Risk Manager, Regional Service Manager, Head of Contact Centre roles, before moving over to first direct in 2015, where she is currently Chief Operating Officer.

Margaret believes it is important for people to have the opportunity to develop to be the best that they can and is excited to be a part of an Academies Trust which is passionate about all students and staff achieving their full potential.

Margaret is married to Wayne and outside work she enjoys travel and flower arranging.