Skip to content

Governance professionals

Best practice advice, tailored resources and development opportunities to help governance professionals stay up to date and develop effective practice.

Latest for governance professionals

Upcoming event

Governance Professionals Network

Join us for our next network meeting on 20 June 2024 from 10am - 12pm.

There will be the usual updates and opportunities for you to share your thoughts on the career pathway and other issues relevant to governance professionals.

Book now
Lady attending online meeting
  • ''Thank you to NGA for putting together a very useful and informative conference. I found it very interesting with a good mix of speakers and topics. Virtual worked really well and reduces the carbon footprint.''


    Melanie Nightingale, Educlerks Ltd

  • ''Thank you and the NGA team for all that you do to support Governance Professionals. I really do find your service invaluable.''


    Susanna Bradbury, Governance professional, Clifford All Saints High School

  • ''Your Governance Professional Network is brilliant. I have networked with other Clerks and gained a lot of information from your webinars''.


    Governance Professional

  • ''A really great conference across the two days, I take a lot away from them!''


    Jennie Homer, Head of Governance and Corporate Services, Central Region Schools Trust

    NGA membership

    Why join?

    Access a range of resources that will support your career and professional development. Benefits include:  

    Knowledge Centre

    Best practice guidance, templates, checklists, insights and much more


    Helpful guides for both experienced and new governors and trustees

    Governing Matters

    Membership magazine providing essential reading on strategic leadership

    Weekly e-newsletter

    The best way to keep up to date with important governance and education news

    Member events

    Join in, network and learn from your peers: there are over 30 events a year to choose from


    Giving our members a voice on the governance issues that matter most