Carol Bainbridge

Carol has been the LA Governor at the School since September 2017 and is Chair of the Finance and Staffing Committee.

Carol lives in Gosforth, has worked in Newcastle/Sunderland since 1982 and is married with two children, both of whom attended Archbishop Runcie First School in the early 2000s. 

Professionally Carol is a qualified Accountant with 30 years’ experience working in a financial environment. She started her working career at Tyne and Wear County Council, before moving to Newcastle City Council where she worked in a number of accounting roles, including the Principal Accountant for Education for 3 years. During this time, she was also a financial advisor to the Archbishop Runcie Governing Body. Since 2010 she has been a Finance and Compliance Director for a number of companies.