Mr Simmonds has been a Governor at the Academy since its inception and prior to that a Governor of the old Maltby Comprehensive for many years. Mr Simmonds is an accountant by profession but worked for over 20 years within the NHS in GP practice and primary care management in Doncaster. For the past 7 years Mr Simmonds has been a Director and subsequently Managing Director of a company providing healthcare services. His skills as a manager which incorporate financial, human resources and strategic planning are fully utilised in his role as a Governor and Chair of the Finance Resources Staffing and Audit Committee and he is proud of the advancements that students in the Academy have made educationally and of the great teaching team we now have. Mr Simmonds feels that the Academy is a fantastic working environment, which the new buildings have created.