Clare leads NGA’s consultancy operation. Clare’s role includes developing the governance review frameworks for both maintained schools and academy trusts and working with multi academy trusts in determining the methodology for their reviews; she also quality assures all the work that is undertaken by the team. Clare works alongside NGA’s Head of Training Development overseeing the team of consultants including the recruitment of new consultants.
Clare’s background is in governance and trusteeship. She has chaired the governing board in a number of schools in different phases and in varying stages of their development. Clare has also chaired her local authority Schools Forum, and her trustee experience includes chairing the NGA trust board from 2008-2011.