Our Senior Leadership Team

Mike King

Mike King

Chief Executive Officer – Executive Leadership Team

Mike is the Chief Executive Officer of Releasing Potential, having founded the organisation in 2001. Mike is a PE teacher by training and is qualified in a range of outdoor activities at the highest level. Mike still enjoys teaching, and when he can delivers Outdoor Education across the Releasing Potential School as well as professional training as part of the Releasing Potential Institute. Mike has strategic responsibility for the School and for the organisation as a whole.

Catherine Brennan

Janet Cornall

Head Teacher

Janet joined Releasing Potential in January 2023 as the SENCO across the school and as a Mentor in Chichester. She has a background in education having qualified as a headteacher and taught in primary schools, as well as working as a Learning Support Assistant in secondary school. She has worked for a number of years centrally as an Advisor and General Inspector for special education needs in mainstream and special schools, and as a Quality Improvement Officer with responsibility, leadership, coaching and the curriculum.

Jane Skinner

Jane Skinner

Chief Financial Officer – Executive Leadership Team

Jane has been at Releasing Potential since its beginnings as a small charity in 2001. Jane oversees all finances for the organisation and works at our Havant base of operations alongside the rest of the executive team. Jane’s background is in finance, and she has worked for a number of organisations in senior management positions.

Jane Skinner

Steve Skinner

Releasing Potential Enterprises

Steve has been at Releasing Potential since its beginnings as a small charity in 2001. Steve oversees a number of small businesses as part of the organisation’s growing portfolio of not-for-profit enterprises. Steve’s background is in engineering, and he has previously worked in business settings in senior management roles.  Steve supports the work of the School, ensuring work placement opportunities are open to students by maintaining profitable small enterprises.


Releasing Potential
Unit 7 Kingscroft Court


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Company No: 04622100


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