Caroline Behan

Caroline Behan

HAT school and current role:

Director of Finance & Resources

Areas of educational and leadership expertise and experience

All Phases

Caroline has worked in school leadership since 2004 and prior to that had a successful career in financial and operational management in commercial settings. Caroline has trust oversight for finance and the leadership of HR, ICT, Facilities Management and Health and Safety teams. She joined Hampton College in 2014 and worked with the incumbent Business Manager to undertake the conversion to a Multi Academy Trust. Caroline played a major role in the successful bids, building projects and opening of the two free schools within the trust. In 2017, following the successful opening of the trust’s first free school, Hampton Gardens, Caroline’s role extendedto leadership across the trust and her role developed into the Director of Finance & Resources. Today Caroline continues to work across the schools in the trust, leading the trust central services team and working with the Executive Headteacher and Heads of School.

In-reach and outreach- support offered in the following areas:

  • Financial leadership and effective resource management
  • New school/ free school development
  • Leadership of business support services and development
  • Bid writing and securing funding for medium to large-scale projects
  • Strategic and operational development of the trust estate