Meet the DBE Services Team

Sam Johnson


Capital Buildings Team

Richard Jones

Head of Buildings

Liam Holden

Capital Buildings Support Officer

School Improvement Team

Paul Duckworth

Head of School Improvement

Carolyn Singleton

School Improvement Adviser

Tracey Hargreaves

School Support Officer

Nick Ward

School Improvement Adviser

Servicing and Reactive Maintenance Team

Nicole Onslow

Deputy Chief Executive

Jade Holt

School Servicing Support Manager

Sarah Marsh

School Reactive Support Manager

Chloe Bell

School Reactive Support Officer

Dawn Wright

School Reactive Support Officer

Janet Sanderson

School Servicing Support Officer


School Reactive Support Officer

Zero Tolerance Policy

DBE Services believe that its staff has a right to undertake their normal working duties with an aim to serve, support and inspire schools without fear of being attacked or abused. To successfully provide these services a mutual respect between all the staff, schools and contractors has to be in place. Please see our Zero Tolerance Policy to find out more. 

Complaints Policy

If you experience any dissatisfaction with any aspect of DBE Services please see our Complaints Policy to find out more about what’s in place to support all of us through this process.

Board of Directors


The Right Reverend Paul Ferguson

Bishop of Whitby 

Company Secretary

Sam Johnson


The Right Reverend Mark Davies


The Venerable Mike Gilbertson


Deborah Smith


The Venerable David Picken


Canon Stephen Whittaker


Andrew Smith


Reverent Andrew Towner


Chris Penn


Canon Geoffrey Almond

Stuart Harrison


Charlotte Tudway