21. Developing The Trust – Edward Thomas November 2022

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The latest episode from Tim Warneford’s Developing the Trust podcast series sees Tim in conversation with Edward Thomas, Director of Operations at the Academy Transformation Trust.

A MAT with 20 schools, Tim and Edward discuss the importance of accurate data and how this forms the foundation for quantifying future capital programmes.

Edward takes the listener on the Trust’s journey from a £40 million building compliance and condition black hole to balancing the books within 5 years. They look at the impact of the year on year 25% reduction in School Condition Allocation will have on the trust’s estate.

If you are interested in Good Estate Management for Schools, this is the episode for you.