Our People

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Our Team

John Whitgift Foundation has a wide pool of talent across the foundation. Our people work in a variety of roles, caring for and assisting thousands of people in Croydon on a daily basis. John Whitgift Foundation’s staff are based in our schools, care homes, Carers’ Information Service or in the Foundation’s head office in central Croydon.

Foundation head office

  • Martin Corney – Chief Executive
  • Michael Webb – Chief Finance Officer
  • Helen Gough – Director of Property
  • Paula Edwards – Head of Marketing and Communications
  • Andrea Pigden – Interim HR Director

School head teachers

Whitgift Care

Our governors

Our Court governors come from a range of educational, care and business backgrounds. They oversee the day-to-day management of the charity, led by Chief Executive Martin Corney. The Court of Governors meets four times a year to make key decisions and discuss the Foundation. Governors also sit on subcommittees that meet three times a year relating to aspects of the Foundation’s work.