Alumni events

We aim to build better trust boards, and to do so, we have launched three event types to support our alumni.
Monthly OnBoard webinars aim to help you adjust to what may be a new sector with its own language and culture.
BetterBoard seminars will focus on sharing best practice from Academy Ambassadors alumni and sector leaders.
The Roundtable Discussions will cover topics such as board dynamics, financial risk and challenging the executive.

A Morning with Lord Nash at Pimlico Academy

Thursday, 19 Sep 2019 09:00 - 10:30

Academy Ambassadors matches business leaders with board roles in education across England. Expertise in finance, HR, audit, property and risk is needed to oversee, challenge and support governance in academy trusts of 3 to 60 schools. Since 2013, Academy Ambassadors has placed over 1400 business leaders to the boards of academy trusts and by working together, inspirational educationalists and...

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Finding a board role in education

Tuesday, 1 Oct 2019 09:00 - 10:00

Academy Ambassadors matches business leaders with board roles in education across England. Expertise in finance, HR, audit, property and risk is needed to oversee, challenge and support governance in academy trusts of 3 to 60 schools. Since 2013, Academy Ambassadors has placed over 1400 business leaders to the boards of academy trusts. Academy Ambassadors also provides support via mentoring,...

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Introduction to MAT Governance - October

Thursday, 3 Oct 2019 09:00 - 10:00

Join experienced governance expert Sarah Pittam, Regional Adviser for South East and South London as she takes you through the fundamentals of MAT governance, ask any questions you have and meet peers who are either embarking on their first NED role or refreshing their knowledge of the sector.  Sarah Pittam is a Department for Education External Expert and has experience as an...

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Introduction to MAT Governance - November

Thursday, 7 Nov 2019 09:00 - 10:00

Join experienced governance expert Sarah Pittam, Regional Adviser for South East and South London as she taked you through the fundamentals of MAT governance, ask any questions you have and meet peers who are either embarking on their first NED role or refreshing their knowledge of the sector.  Sarah Pittam is a Department for Education External Expert and has experience as an...

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Academy Ambassadors Annual Board Development Day 2019

Monday, 11 Nov 2019 10:00 - 17:30

For the past four years the Board Development Day has brought together an exceptional array of high-calibre directors from trusts across England for a day of networking and professional development. The event provides MAT board members with insight from world-class trusts, practical board-level tools and the opportunity to share best practice. Delegates are able to meet and engage...

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Introduction to MAT Governance - December

Thursday, 5 Dec 2019 09:00 - 10:00

Join experienced governance expert Sarah Pittam, Regional Adviser for South East and South London as she taked you through the fundamentals of MAT governance, ask any questions you have and meet peers who are either embarking on their first NED role or refreshing their knowledge of the sector.  Sarah Pittam is a Department for Education External Expert and has experience as an...

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Introduction to MAT Governance - February

Thursday, 6 Feb 2020 09:00 - 10:00

Join experienced governance expert Sarah Pittam, Regional Adviser for South East and South London as she taked you through the fundamentals of MAT governance, ask any questions you have and meet peers who are either embarking on their first NED role or refreshing their knowledge of the sector.  Sarah Pittam is a Department for Education External Expert and has experience as an...

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Introduction to MAT Governance - March

Thursday, 5 Mar 2020 09:00 - 10:00

Join experienced governance expert Sarah Pittam, Regional Adviser for South East and South London as she taked you through the fundamentals of MAT governance, ask any questions you have and meet peers who are either embarking on their first NED role or refreshing their knowledge of the sector.  Sarah Pittam is a Department for Education External Expert and has experience as an...

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