Neil Roskilly – Chief Executive Officer
Neil is a connoisseur of fine comedy, and holds the ISA Tumbleweed Award for Jokes Made at Inappropriate Times. Out of office hours, he is most often found attempting to herd his coterie of cat, spaniel and son into a vague sense of order. At work, Neil spends most of his time reminding schools to get their water tested for Legionella, looking for bananas in the server cupboard, and ordering new laptops for the PD department.
Karen Goddard – Office Manager and PA to the CEO
Karen has had a varied career, including in the cricket industry, computer hardware manufacturer, financial advice and music publishing (OUP). Before joining ISA in 2013, she most recently worked for eight years in secondary schools in the maintained sector. She enjoys spending time gardening, attending music concerts and learning languages (for fun!) In her free time she volunteers at the local cinema, with the St Mary’s church choir and with the Sunday School at the Baptist Church, where her husband is the Minister.
Peter Woodroffe – Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Peter is a Christian and serves as an elder in his local church, is married to Liz, and father of Hannah, Thomas and Emily. He is also a governor at their local academy, and also enjoys cycling, swimming and boardgames. Prior to joining ISA as DCEO, he was an ISA member, and head in Nottingham for three years. Peter loves working for ISA and enjoys building relationships with, and supporting our members. Peter’s first degree and PhD were in maths and he can occasionally be found indulging himself in mathematical puzzles. Peter also enjoys keeping the office tidy by consuming any abandoned biscuits or cake.
Susan Hughes – Membership Administrative Assistant
Before joining ISA, Susan worked in the Equity Department for a large Investment Bank for many years. After relocating from London to Cambridge she took some time out to be a stay at home mother to her two children. Susan joined the ISA in 2015, working in the Membership and Accounts Department. As a keen runner and exerciser, she regularly has the office performing a plank, wall sit or going on a lunchtime run. Susan likes to remind everyone not to take life too seriously.
Sarah Illman – Membership and Accounts Assistant
As a former educator, Sarah values the support and professional development that ISA offers its members and their schools. Sarah attended university in the States, receiving a BA in Elementary Education and a music minor. With her background in teaching as well as administration for various institutions, she brings together important experiences, skills and interests to perform her role at ISA. With four children, Sarah enjoys being involved in their school and education as well as her family’s local church. Playing the piano, running and hiking, sewing, and travelling are activities Sarah enjoys when the opportunity arises.
Alice Thompson – Professional Development Officer
After completing her degree at Kings College London, Alice worked in hospitality events during the 2012 London Olympics. She then began working at The Key (now an ISA Gold Supplier) in Marketing and Events. When she moved to Cambridge in 2014, she joined the ISA. Since moving to the next door village from ISA, she enjoys visiting her dog at lunch time, but is yet to convince Neil we need an office dog.
Jennie Quillen – Senior Marketing and Events Assistant
Jennie was studying Business Administration and working in Customer Services at a Children’s Entertainment Centre, when she found her passion for marketing. She was able to create a new marketing role within her organisation, and worked on developing the company’s campaign strategies for a further 2 years before moving to ISA. Jennie’s enthusiasm for marketing has only grown since then, and she recently enjoyed completing her Level 3 Qualification with the Chartered Institute of Marketing. In her spare time, Jennie enjoys reading and going for long walks. Being half American, she aspires to one day live in New York City and California.
Helen Marks – Marketing and Events Assistant
Working for 15 years for an international investment bank in London, Helen organised high profile corporate events and client hospitality. In 2011 her husband’s job prompted a move to Dubai where she lived the expat life for a few years but, tiring of the sun, she returned to the UK and joined ISA. Outside work she likes to spend her time on the sidelines watching her twin teenage sons play rugby, hockey, cricket…
Marie-Ange Moncuy – National Arts Assistant and Partnerships Coordinator
After studying Arts, Cinema, Marketing and Communication in Paris, Marie-Ange travelled around Australia for a year, before moving to England. She has previously worked in London and Cambridge in interior design, is a new Mum to baby Lola, and is very excited to take performing arts training to the next level at ISA.
Scott Brand – National Sports Officer
Scott is an avid sportsman who came over from Zimbabwe in 2009 after representing his country in water polo, and his county in rugby, hockey and swimming. Working hard to get himself qualified in the relevant fields in order to get where he is today Scott has experienced teaching in Sussex which included leading the swimming, athletics and cross-country programmes and has coached all seasonal sports. He is currently in his final year with the Open University towards a BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching degree .
Ashleigh Booth – National Sports Assistant
Ashleigh has a passionate interest in sport and enjoys participating in both team and individual sports. She has represented her county for squash and played hockey for both ladies and mixed teams at club and university level. At university Ashleigh attained a First Class Honours degree and a Master’s degree in Psychology Sport & Exercise. Whilst completing her studies, Ashleigh also gained membership from the British Psychological Society and has conducted research into green exercise and sport injuries.
Contacts for Specific Queries
|Art, Drama and Essay competitions||Karen Goddard|
|Changes to schools||Peter Woodroffe|
|Pastoral support to Heads||Regional Representatives|
|Course and Conference booking||
|Education matters||Neil Roskilly|
|ISA publications||Neil Roskilly|
|Supplier enquiries||Alice Thompson|
|Media enquiries||Neil Roskilly|
|ISA Schools News submissions||
|Professional development||Alice Thompson|
ISA Advice Lines
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01799523619 (Main Office)
07508609590 (CEO Mobile – out of hours)
|ISA Legal Services through Stone King||020 7796 1007 (Office Hours)|
The ISA Head Office is based in Great Chesterford, Essex.
ISA House, 5-7 Great Chesterford Court, Great Chesterford, Essex CB10 1PF
Tel: 01799 523619