Mrs Jumoke Quadri (JQ) is co-Head of MEaP Academy Lifelong Learning with lead responsibilities for EYFS and Primary. JQ is also a qualified Accountant, School Business Manager, School Governor, member of the Institute of Administrative Management and a dedicated and experienced educationist with over 20 years post qualification experience in the Corporate Finance and Education sectors.
JQ is the Finance Director at MEaP and is responsible for setting and agreeing a viable financial strategy and plan that ensures sustainability and solvency for the organisation. JQ is also responsible for providing detailed financial knowledge and experience to provide advice and guidance to the board, in addition to helping the board to identify when specialist skills and experience in audit, fraud or human resources are required.
JQ has also worked extensively as a School Business Manager, Accountant, Administrator and Head of School both nationally and internationally.
JQ is also our Early Years lead and through her community enterprise, Nurturing Foundations represents us on the VCSE Reference Group for GMCA’s School Readiness programme. JQ is very passionate about community education and the value added education of children and young adults. Her considerable experience of managing international training programmes and her outstanding communication skills have helped her found Nurturing Foundations, whose mission is to nurture and develop life skills and knowledge in order to help communities to work through the social challenges that can often impede their development and self-determination.