Ms Kate Richards (Chair)
As Chief Inspector, school improvement advisor, associate vice principal and teacher, Kate has had a wide range of roles and experiences in leading, developing and supporting children, adults and organisations. Currently she offers bespoke consultancy, working with charitable trusts, MATs, individual schools and governing bodies. She is on the Prince’s Trust Safeguarding Advisory Panel, is a member of the review team for the national Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel and is Chair of Governors for a leading independent school.
Kate believes passionately in the right of every child and young person to an education which keeps them safe, nurtures, supports and inspires them and which enables each and every one to develop breadth and depth in their skills, knowledge and understanding as individuals and as members of diverse communities.