Knowledge Schools Trust

Anne Wickham - Group Financial Controller 

Mrs Wickham is a qualified accountant who, before she became the Business and Finance Manager of the West London Free School, was the Business Manager of Queen's CE Primary School and, before that, she was a Director of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

She has a degree in Business Studies from Massey University in New Zealand.






Cheryl Toolan - Operations Manager

Prior to joining Knowledge Schools Trust, Mrs Toolan was co-Founder and Director of a children’s sportswear brand. She was Treasurer of Southfield Primary School’s Parent Teacher Association from 2014-2017; and her early career spanned corporate, financial shared services.

Mrs Toolan is a mother of three children and a keen netball player.





Elizabeth Boonzaier - Management Accountant

Mrs Boonzaier joined Knowledge Schools Trust in August 2017 as a Management Accountant. Prior to her appointment, she was Assistant Bursar at an independent school for girls in North London, after which she was the School Business Manager at a boarding school for girls in Eastbourne. Her early career was spent in the education sector in South Africa, as a teacher of Accounting and Business and as Headmistress of a secondary school. She also worked as an accountant in the charity sector in South Africa for national charities focussing on youth development and the re-integration of offenders by providing micro loans for business start-ups.

Mrs Boonzaier belongs to Lions Clubs International, a service organisation providing humanitarian services to communities. In   her leisure time, she enjoys watching sport, especially football and F1 motor racing, and travelling.

Sarah Parkinson - Events, Marketing and Extra-Curricular Co-Ordinator

Mrs Parkinson graduated from York University with a Masters Degree in Electronic Systems Engineering.  She started her professional life at the BBC in Post Production, then moved into new media, creating the first commercial DVD in the UK whilst at Abbey Road Studios.  She has been owner/manager of a new media production company for over fifteen years. More recently she has been first Treasurer, then Chair of the PTA of a local primary school,  giving her a strong insight and interest in education.


In her spare time she enjoys social running and loves the cinema.



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