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Blessed George Napier Catholic School and Sixth Form Youth Sport Trust Lead School

The Pope Francis Catholic
Multi Academy Company

Central Team

The Pope Francis MAC Central Team provides support in the following areas:

  • School Improvement
  • Governance
  • Financial
  • Operational
  • Health and Safety 
  • Premises
  • Human Resources



Working days/weeks

Executive Officers

Fraser Long

Catholic Senior Executive Lead [CSEL]

Full-time (52 weeks)

Paul Quinn

Interim Chief Finance Officer [CFO]

Full-time (52 weeks)

School Improvement  


Primary Lead for School Improvement



Matthew Brandish

Operations Manager

Full-time (52 weeks)




Philip Wells

Governance Manager

Full-time (term time)


Ruth Bright

Finance Controller

30 hours per week (term-time + 6 weeks)

Susan Aistrop

Finance Officer

Part-time, 15 hours (52 weeks)

Ian Danne

Management Accountant

Part-time, 3 Days (52 weeks)

Extended Finance [supporting PFMAC Finance in addition to designated school role]

Debbie Freeman

Finance Officer BGN

Full-time (40 weeks)

Julia Allman

Senior Finance Assistant BGN

Tuesday to Friday (term-time)

Donna Ayers

Finance Assistant BGN

Monday to Thursday (term-time)


Ann O’Reilly

HR Manager 

Full-time (40 weeks)

PA to CSEL [in addition to designated school role]

Sarah Butler

PA to CSEL/PA to BGN Principal

Full-time (term-time)