Eddie Wright has been a trustee since 2016. Eddie was raised in Handsworth and attended Westminster Infants and Junior Schools. Eddie is now a Trustee and has been a member of Westminster Academy Trust since 2017. Eddie has over 25 years I.T. experience, starting his working life as a bench engineer, through to becoming entrepreneur setting up and running three multi-million pound turnover IT companies in the nineties and early two thousands.
Currently a self-employed I.T. Consultant, working within the End User Computing Programme/Project management and recycling environment, covering EMEA. Eddie is also the owner of a purified water and party ice (ice cubes) manufacturing company in Jamaica W.I. and the owner of a sports bar in Jamaica W.I. too.
Eddie is looking to ensure HAOS has the continued and flexible capability to deliver on Projects/Programmes that the adults of the future find rewarding and build on the proud multi-cultural heritage of Handsworth and the surrounding areas. Not only for the children but for parents too, ensuring they have the support they need tackling issues surrounding language, poverty, crime, racial discrimination, access to health and just day to day living.