About us Meet the team Our Trustees Jackie Withnall Jackie Withnall My name is Jackie Withnall and I have been a trustee of the Renewal Programme since 2013. I was born in Walthamstow and I have spent my whole working life in Newham as a primary teacher, Headteacher and currently as a mentor for teacher training students and senior leaders. I have always been interested in the partnership between parents, community and schools. I am a Governor of two primary schools and a trustee of a small charity (The Cygnus Trust) which works with community groups in Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest. My personal interests include drama, singing, baking and being a member of the WI and a Book Club.