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Lee Miller

Lee Miller

Deputy CEO,
The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

As Deputy CEO of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust Lee is responsible for the strategic operational functions of the organisation.   He is an experienced Business Manager/Finance Director with over 12 years of experience, supporting both primary and secondary schools.   Recently, he has been working as a Specialist Leader of Education and, as result, has been deployed in a number of Trusts that have required support or intervention.   In addition to his Business Management experience, Lee is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has completed a PGCE in Business Management.   Through his work he has become well versed in some of the challenges that face the education sector in areas that include: financial planning; HR management; legal issues; site and IT strategies.  

  • Designing an effective process for identifying, managing and mitigating the impact of risks to the financial operation of an academy
  • Harnessing General Annual Grant (GAG) pooling across a trust to reduce financial risks
  • Understanding how financial leaders can measure and evaluate the severity of risks to assess the impact on operations
  • Developing resilience within financial budget planning for the future
  • Sharing the characteristics of successful and proportionate risk management and planning