Central staff

Michele Fullwood

Head of Compliance

Michele is now Head of Compliance for BDMAT.  She was previously one of our School Finance Partners, having been seconded to the BDMAT finance team in January 2019 and prior to this, she was the full time School Business Manager at St George’s Church of England Academy, Newtown.

Stacey Sheldon

School Finance Partner

Stacey joined the BDMAT Team in September 2019 as the School Finance Partner for schools in our South Hub.  She has previously worked as an Accountant for five years, having completed AAT and most recently CIMA to gain Charted Management Accountant status.  

Luke Smith

Finance Apprentice

Luke joined the BDMAT Central Team as a Finance Apprentice in December 2018. Prior to joining the team, he worked in sales, administration and finance.

Jane Martin

Christian Distinctiveness Advisor

Jane Martin is a Christian Distinctiveness Advisor for BDMAT.  She began her teaching career in a Church of England VA school in 1985.
Before taking early retirement in summer 2018, Jane was a head teacher at a CE (VA) School for thirteen years. During her headship the school was judged by SIAS/SIAMS to be outstanding in all areas in 2008, 2013 and 2018. The school was judged to be outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in 2013. 

Jill Stolberg

Christian Distinctiveness Advisor

Jill is a Christian Distinctiveness Advisor for BDMAT, in addition to her role as a Church School Distinctiveness Adviser for The Church of England Birmingham Education Team. 

Vicki Sumner

Executive Leader

Vicki Sumner is Executive Leader at St Michael’s CE Primary, Handsworth and Hawkesley Church Primary Academy.

Louise Darby

Teaching & Learning Consultant

Louise took up the post of Key Stage 2 Teaching and Learning Consultant in September 2019.  Prior to this she was a senior teacher at St Michael’s Primary School, Bartley Green, where she taught for 15 years. 

Over the course of her career she has taught children of all ages and abilities although her main experience lies within Key Stage 2 with a particular focus on Year 6. 

Tammy Smith

Teaching & Learning Consultant

Tammy took up post as EYFS and KS1 Teaching and Learning Consultant in September 2019.  Prior to this, for the past 15 years Tammy has worked in Early Years and Key Stage One in Sandwell and Birmingham schools. She was the Early Years Leader for the schools in the Barchelai Trust and more recently became a Lead Practitioner for EYFS where her passion for EYFS is evident.