Mr Yates has worked as a Chartered Architect based in Durham for 26 years. He has 3 sons who all attended St Michael’s School. He is also a Eucharistic Minister and Confirmation Catechist.
When he isn’t busy at work he enjoys live music, playing the guitar, drawing, reading, theatre visits, football, scuba diving and travelling. He has 2 cats who are very mischievous who also keep him busy.
Mr Yates in the Chair of Governors and organically became a governor to “give something back to the school which provided the educational and pastoral foundations for my own children. Our Head Teacher, teachers and support staff are a dedicated team and it is a privilege to be involved in such a wonderful school.“