Katy has over 17 years’ experience as a primary school Headteacher in the South West and North of England and also been a consultant and executive headteacher. A Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching, she is passionate about staff development and the difference that educators make to children’s lives. Katy helped to set up and then lead the CSP Teaching School Alliance in 2014. As an LLE and accredited Adviser with the Association of Education Advisers, Katy has supported leaders at all levels in developing their skills and practice in primary schools across Leeds and Bradford and is a governor at a secondary school. She is a member of the West Yorkshire Maths Hub strategic board; sits on Bradford’s Covid Recovery and Living Well Headteacher Board; and leads on well-being, coaching and mentoring for a Catholic Academy Trust in the Diocese of Leeds.