Clare leads and manages NGA’s consultancy service which undertakes external reviews of governance and specialised consultancy support for all types of schools and academy trusts including MATs. Clare works alongside the NLG delivery team recruiting, training and managing NLGs, and with NGA’s Head of Training Development, NGA’s own team of consultants. Clare also contributes to NGA guidance and publications. 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 and is currently chairing a small multi academy trust.