Lisa Quinn

Current School:

  • Fonthill Primary School, Bristol

Current position:

  • School Business Manager

Areas of expertise:

  • School Business Management including Finance HR, Payroll, Procurement, Facilities Management and Health and Safety.

Brief biography:

Lisa has been the School Business Manager at Fonthill Primary School for five years and has been instrumental in moving the school from “Requires Improvement” to “Good” She is a member of the SLT, an Associate Governor and an active member of the SBM Partnership operating in North Bristol. Lisa has six years’ previous experience as an Administration Manager in a large “outstanding” secondary school in West London, preceded by an 18 year career in Financial Services.  In 2016, Lisa was the first primary school SBM in Bristol to be awarded Fellowship to the National Association of School Business Managers demonstrating leadership in the profession, professional expertise and commitment to developing knowledge and skills to meet the ever-changing demands of the education sector. She holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Financial Services from UMIST and has completed her CSBM qualification. Lisa is passionate about the SBM role and the significant impact that a successful SBM can have in helping a school to raise its objectives. She has a very good understanding of the opportunities and challenges that face schools and her knowledge and experience enable her to support, train and guide others in all areas of business management.

Other SLEs:


Charlotte Thomas
Carrie Spittlehouse