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Emma Knights OBE

FED Council Member:

Chief Executive of the National Governance Association (NGA) – the leading charity for guidance, research, advice and training for school governors and trustees. Prior to her appointment in 2010 she was joint CEO of the Daycare Trust. Before that, she worked in a number of roles in the voluntary sector, particularly in the Legal Services Commission, Citizens Advice and the Local Government Association. As well as leading projects on child poverty and educational attainment, Emma has written on a wide range of topics and is co-author of the Chair’s Handbook.

She regularly addresses legislators and the media on governance issues, as well as school governors, trustees, clerks and school leaders. She was a governor at a secondary school in Warwickshire for seven years. In 2018, Emma was awarded an OBE for services to education. 

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Thursday 17th September

Register for event

18.00 – 20.00

Fill in the form opposite to register your interest and we’ll send you a confirmation email of registration.

Please note, you will receive further information about how to attend the event closer to the time.

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