Emma Knights - SAAS
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Emma Knights

Chief Executive - National Governance Association

Emma is Chief Executive of the National Governance Association (NGA) – the leading charity for guidance, advice, research, and professional development for school governors, trustees, clerks and other governance professionals. Emma is an accomplished writer and speaker on a range of school governance policy and practice topics. She has a particular interest in vision, culture and strategy; accountability; stakeholder engagement; disadvantage; ethical leadership; and diversity and inclusion and is author of NGA’s Chair’s Handbook. Prior to joining NGA in 2010, Emma was joint CEO of the Daycare Trust and before that, worked in a number of roles in the voluntary sector. She was a governor at a secondary school in Warwickshire for eight years. Emma was awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list for services to education.

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Sessions by Emma Knights

Day 2 - November 18, 2021
10:30 am - 11:15 am
More than Hashtags: What It Takes to Commit to Diversity and Anti-Racism
Day 2 - November 18, 2021
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Good Governance: Ethical, Effective and Accountable
Day 2 - November 18, 2021
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
United, Demonstrable and Transparent Action: A Cross-Sector Commitment to EDI