Mrs Caroline Symonds


Caroline is a Chartered Management Accountant with 25 years’ professional experience in financial and operational leadership roles in large commercial businesses and charitable and public sector organisations.


Caroline joined the Kenilworth Multi Academy Trust Executive team in September 2020 as Chief Financial Officer, using her wealth of experience and knowledge to establish a central finance function supporting the Academies within the trust. Caroline has since widened her responsibilities to include Facilities and Estates and the establishment of KMAT Leisure and Lettings within the organisation.


As CFO, Caroline is driven to deliver strong, high quality, central services to ensure that organisation is fit to deliver the Trust’s strategic goals and ambitions. Working closely with committed leaders to create and facilitate a thriving place to learn, work and develop.


Caroline is very active in her local community in her spare time, an advocate of small local business support as chair of a community partnership. Caroline enjoys volunteering and is also a trustee of a Grammar School Foundation Trust, parish trust fund and a local Dementia support charity. Caroline has two teenage children and enjoys time with family and friends.