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Executive Team

Please see our Executive Team below

Dean Ashton

CEO (Chief Executive Officer) & Accounting Officer

Dean Ashton is Chief Executive and Accounting Officer for Reach South Academy Trust. Dean has over 30 years’ experience working in education and children’s services. Prior to his role as Chief Executive Dean was Operations Director for REAch2, the largest primary MAT in the country. He was Corporate Director for Children, Schools and Families in Cornwall leading a system with 31 Secondary schools, 235 primary schools and 4 special schools. He has significant successful experience of working across all phases of education. In addition to this Dean has led several multi-agency partnerships including The Cornwall Children’s Trust, Youth Justice Board and Disabled Young People’s Transition Board.

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Reach South Academy Trust, c/o UTC Plymouth, Park Avenue, Devonport, Plymouth, PL1 4RL

T: 01752 987060