Finance Team

Lee Davis

Head of Finance

Lee is now Head of Finance at BDMAT.  Prior to this, Lee was a School Finance Partner at BDMAT and had acted as the Chief Finance and Operations Officer for a short time.  Lee also worked within the trust at St Clement’s Church of England Academy as a School Business Manager before taking up post as a School Finance Partner in September 2018.  Earlier in his career Lee worked in retail management accounting before moving to finance and accounting support in the Education sector.

Vicki Broad

School Finance Partner

Vicki joined BDMAT as a School Finance Partner for the North Warwickshire Hub. For the last 16 years she has worked in the maintained Primary Education Sector as a Business Manager in Staffordshire and Birmingham. She has just finished her BA (Hons) in Business Management after completing her Certificate in School Business Management with the University of Essex studying whilst working full-time. Vicki has 4 children, (26, 21, 18 and 14), a furbaby, Grandson and Grandfurbaby. On a weekend she can be found walking loves the Peak District and exploring new places, enjoying time with friends or visiting family up North where she was born.

Elizabeth Paterson

School Finance Partner

Elizabeth joined BDMAT as a School Finance Partner in February 2022. For the last 7 years, Elizabeth has worked in the finance team in two schools, based in North Worcestershire and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Prior to working in education, Elizabeth gained experience in a wide range of projects in the Birmingham and Sydney offices of Ernst and Young including fraud and forensic accounting, corporate recovery and restructuring. Elizabeth was also the Financial Accountant for a multicentre South African Aid project which aimed to provide financial and business support in South Africa post-apartheid. Outside of work, Elizabeth coaches juniors at her local cricket club, enjoys the theatre, skiing, history and travel.

Amber Willetts

School Finance Partner

Amber joined BDMAT Central Team as a School Finance Partner in August 2022, prior to this she worked at Quinton Church Primary School as an Admin Assistant in 2016 and became Office Manager in 2018. In her spare time she enjoys playing netball, coaching a junior netball team, watching sport and spending time with her family.

Georgia Fisher

Finance Apprentice

Georgia joined BDMAT Central Team as a Finance Apprentice in September 2020. She is studying for her AAT qualification and aspires to gain chartered accountant status.

Bhupinder Leer

Finance Apprentice

Bhupinder joined BDMAT in December 2022. After a year of studying accounting and finance at university, Bhupinder decided that university was not the path he wanted to take and chose instead an apprenticeship in finance. He is now studying for his AAT qualification with the BDMAT finance team.