I joined the MLT in January 2018 having been Chair of Trustees at Southgate School since September 2016. Prior to joining Southgate, I was Chair of Governors at a Secondary Academy in North West London.
My background : Prior to retirement I worked in the Civil Service across a range of Departments in both operational and policy roles. This included as a Conciliator and Senior Conciliator for 9 years at London ACAS, the conciliation service; and 10 years as policy lead managing a key part of the the largest industrial injury scheme in the world. I have been a Magistrate, sitting in adult, youth and family courts in North London, for over 20 years and an independent panel member for admission and exclusion appeals, also for over 20 years. I am an accredited Mediator. I completed the Chair of Governors Leadership Development Programme in 2016 and am a Local Leader of Governance in Enfield.