About EPI

EPI delivers high performance, education focussed business services to schools in the UK and Internationally.

EPI was founded in 2015  with a focus on providing first class business management services. Since then, we have grown our business and become a supplier to the Department of Education for School Resource Management Advisers and an approved supplier to the ESFA for financial support for schools. We are proud to work with schools, academies and trust in the UK and Internationally through a range of Resource Management projects, providing Interim support as well as supporting specific Projects. In 2020 we launched our ICFP Software solution to the UK market and continue to develop this groundbreaking software to encompass all aspects of Resource and Business Management in Schools.

 

Our team of advisors have a wealth of experience drawn from working within the Primary, Academies and Multi-Academy Trust’s, LA and Maintained sectors. In addition to this, our team have worked internationally broadening our holistic approach to school improvement and therefore bring a range of skills to help deliver support in schools. 

 

Meet The Team

Nathan Jeremiah
Managing Director

Nathan has over twelve years’ experience in the education sector, having worked in a variety of management and leadership roles. Having worked internationally at Senior and Executive Leadership within a Multi-Academy Trust Nathan established EPI in 2015 to support schools with their resource efficiency and empowering education leaders.

Nathan’s broad experience includes Single and Multi-Academy Trust operations, with a focus delivering efficient and effective support services. Nathan has supported a number of schools and trusts across the UK and internationally with school improvement strategies, focussing on ensuring support services such as Finance, HR, IT and Estates meet the needs of learners efficiently. Nathan has also been a Governor his local primary school and championed good governance across the sector.
 
Nathan is a PRINCE 2 Master as well as being a Certified School Business Manager and a member of the Institute of Directors. Nathan has been a member of the Scout Movement from the age of six and is now the Group Scout Leader and Trustee of his local group.

Nathan’s key areas of expertise include; change and people management, technology, resource management, estates management, governance, strategic planning, due diligence and school efficiency.

Danielle Duncan
Consulting Director

Danielle Duncan joined EPI in April 2019 having worked both nationally and internationally as a School Business Manager and Bursar, with experience in school start up, project management, finance, HR and health & safety. 

 

Danielle has a strong commitment to delivering an exceptional service whilst adhering to set deadlines, targets and business objectives, priding herself on exceptional organisation, time management, planning, multi tasking and interpersonal skills with her clients needs always at her core.

 

As a keen charity worker Danielle has zip lined across the river Severn to raise funds for ‘Severn Hospice’, completed the Hannover marathon for ‘Bliss’ and on part of the ‘Flourish Foundation’

 

Danielle holds MIAB and is also an accredited School Resource Management Advisor providing Integrated Curriculum Financial Planning advice for schools as part of our work with the Department for Education.

Meet our Associates


EPI is proud to work with a number of dedicated, highly professional Associates to support our work with Schools, Academies and Trusts.

Each of our Associates is thoroughly vetted and assessed before working with our clients. All EPI associates are DBS cleared. In providing the best possible advice, support and guidance to schools EPI provides continual investment and development across its Associate network to continually develop our people and ensure our schools receive the best possible support available.


Caroline Day
SRMA & Project Consultant


Stephanie Shaw
SRMA & Project Consultant

Dave Green
SRMA

Dave Riddick
SRMA


Suzanne Bean
SRMA


Bipon Bhakri
SRMA

Julie Lavers
Management Accountant


Jeremy Barnard
SRMA


Joanna Ritson
Executive Assistant

Sue Lightburn
HR Consultant

Dominic Harrex
SRMA