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This webpage gives information on E2BN's structure and management. The contact details for the staff working for the consortium and the chairs of the groups that oversee and direct its work are provided below.
E2BN Structure and Groups
E2BN is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. Activities are overseen by a Board of Directors made up from a representative of each of the 10 LAs within the region, the directors are also part of a wider Steering Group. In addition there are three sub-groups that focus on learning and teaching, the technical aspects of the consortium’s work and E2BN's strategy. These groups provide advice and support to the Director's group. At certain times other sub groups also meet to fulfill specific briefs.
- Board of Directors and Steering Group
The Board of Directors includes representation from each LA in the region and has overall reponsibility for directing and approving the work carried out by the consortium. A Steering Group, with slightly wider membership, supports the Board of Directors in carrying out these functions.
- Learning Group
This group consists of teachers and LA advisors and advises E2BN's Directors on a range of issues relating to the development and use of ICT in the classroom and the impact of E2BN's services. The BLT Group is formed from a Content Group of LA advisors and a Teacher's Panel.
- Technical Planning Group
This group advises E2BN Directors on the strategic forward planning of the network and associated activities.
- Strategy Group
This group advises E2BN directors on the strategic direction of the consortium.
- E2BN staff
There are seven full time staff working for E2BN.
In addition to staff members there are a number of consultants who also assist E2BN on specific projects or tasks.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Chris is CEO and Company Secretary. He has overall responsibility for the core team, delivery of E2BN's services and implementing strategic and policy decisions approved by the Board of Directors to which he is answerable. To contact Chris:
Business Support Manager - Val handles administration and financial functions and provides a professional point of contact for the region. To contact Val:
Business Support Manager - Angie provides support to E2BN Management, as well as ensuring professional and effective support to members and customers, maintaining the public face of the consortium. To contact Angie:
E-Learning Strategy Manager - Kathy is responsible for leading on the development and delivery of E2BN's E-Learning and E-Safety strategy. To contact Kathy:
Strategic Technical Manager - Philip is responsible for leading on the technical development of E2BN's network and services to ensure the consortium continues to meet the requirements on the national agenda and needs of users in the East of England. To contact Philip:
Technical Services Manager - Simon is responsible for managing the day-to-day delivery, reliability and quality of E2BN's range of technical services. These include DNS, filtering and caching systems, internal hosting and application systems, and Internet security in addition to broadband network provision. To contact Simon:
Junior IT Support Technician - Tom supports E2BN staff and customers, monitors the regional network and deploys hardware and software. To contact Tom
Board of Directors and Steering Group
Chair of Consortium - Tim Wetton works for Suffolk County Council where he is the Business Partner for Strategic Business Development. He has been a member of the Board of Directors at E2BN for several years. To contact Tim:
Chair of Learning Group - Paul is Schools ICT Advisor for Cambridgeshire County Council and has been Chair of the E2BN Learning Group for the past few years. To contact Paul:
Consultant - Brendan provides support to the consortium for training and content development on a project basis. To contact Brendan:
Consultant - Caroline provides support to the consortium for training and content development on a project basis. To contact Caroline:
Consultant - John provides both technical and educational software and content support to the consortium on a project basis.