Chris Woods has worked in the Surrey education sector since 1992 and has gained finance/administrative experience in both the primary and secondary school sectors. Since June 1997 when Chris joined George Abbot School, she has worked exclusively within the Finance Team. Her career has developed and she presently undertakes the role of Bursar, responsible for the operational management of the school’s finances and has overall leadership of the Finance Team. These finances include the Teaching School and SCITT; the 11-19 Guildford Partnership and the Guildford Confederation.Chris’ background is in Public Sector Education accounts. Since becoming an Academy she has successfully adapted and operated the accounting structures and systems, trained members of the Finance Team and completed accounts which are compliant with Company Law and Charity Commission regulations. She has also completed returns required by the Education Funding Agency and Teacher’s Pension Agency.