Join NGA’s Emma Knights OBE, NGA Chief Executive, Steve Edmonds, Director of Advice and Guidance, Sam Henson, Director of Policy and Communications and Emma Balchin, Director of Professional Development as they look forward to what is on the education horizon in 2023, whether it is the implementation of parts of the white paper, the need for action on SEND and the welcome news from the autumn fiscal statement and what that means for governors and trustees.
As NGA’s Co-Chief Executive, Emma promotes the interests of the school governance community nationally with legislators, policy makers, education sector organisations and the media. Emma is an accomplished writer and speaker on a range of school governance policy and practice topics.
Director of Policy and Communications
Sam oversees NGA’s policy, communications and research services, supporting NGA to achieve positive change in the policy of school governance. He is the policy lead for NGA’s work on the governance of multi academy trusts.
Emma has over 25 years’ experience in education, leadership and school improvement and in leading professional development services. Emma has also governed and chaired across maintained schools, academy trusts and local academy committees.