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David Hughes

Director of Finance and Operations , Meller Educational Trust

David is a qualified accountant, having trained with the National Audit Office, auditing central government. This included the Department for Education, which led him to a move into the education sector in 2014, initially on secondment to address a serious financial deficit at an academy in Kent.

He joined the MET in September 2016, tasked with establishing an effective multi academy trust governance and operational structure. The MET has six schools in South Hertfordshire.