Watson Buckle’s Corporate Tax Manager, Laura Whitworth, has been appointed on the board of governors at Bingley Grammar School.

Located a few miles from the firm’s office in Cottingley, the school selected Laura as a governor based on her experience in accounting and finance.

Laura is also a former pupil of the school, having studied at its sixth form before entering the accountancy profession.

Speaking about her appointment Laura said: “It is a real honour to have been selected as a governor.  The position comes with lots of responsibility and I hope the school will benefit from my professional skills and expertise in the future.”

The governor’s board at Bingley Grammar School are responsible for overseeing the management side of a school: strategy, policy, budgeting and staffing. They enable the school to run as effectively as possible, working alongside senior leaders and supporting teachers to provide excellent education to children.

David Mann, Chair of the governor’s board at the school, said: “I am delighted that Laura Whitworth has agreed to join our governors board – she will be an asset to us.”