Testimonials

Academy Ambassadors provided eight excellent candidates

David Tait, Chair
The Bridge Trust

"We are now in the position thanks to Academy Ambassadors help of having a board of directors and support that would not be out of place for a listed company."

A real privilege

Andy Collings, non-executive director
Orchard Academy Trust

I have always been keen to get more involved in our education sector and be able to put something back from my experience in the corporate world. To have the chance to be involved in the education of our children and support the great work that goes on in our schools is a real privilege. 

Professional and efficient

David Humpleby, Non-executive director
Nunthorpe Multi-Academy Trust Limited

My experience with Academy Ambassadors has been excellent. They have been very professional and efficient throughout our discussions. I would wholeheartedly recommend anyone considering to be a Trustee to contact Academy Ambassadors straight away. 

Contributes to the economic success of the country

John Quinn, ICAEW accountant
NED at SMART Multi Academy Trust

I had reached a stage of my life where I was looking to use some of my time for charitable purposes. Academy Ambassadors contacted me and explained the role of non-executive directors in Multi-Academy Trusts. I firmly believe that the provision of good quality education contributes to the economic success of the country and the Board of trusts helps in achieving this. Academy Ambassadors explained in detail the role, responsibilities and commitment required and they quickly found a match for me. I am excited about my new role and I look forward to working with my fellow board members.

I wanted to use my experience to benefit the education of local children

Simon Williamson
River Tees Multi Academy Trust, Middlesbrough

"My experience with Academy Ambassadors has been excellent with everything explained really well and good communication throughout. The process has been handled very professionally.
 
I wanted to become a non-executive director as I now feel that I've reached the stage of my life where, having worked for myself and my own benefit up until now, I wanted to use my experience to benefit the education of local children. Education is really important to me – I believe it to be the catalyst for success, happiness and a fulfilling life."
 

it was clear that we needed directors with specific skills

Beverley Owens, Executive Principal
The Sovereign Trust

"Working with Academy Ambassadors we have built an exceptional board of directors"

Academy Ambassadors has helped Isle Education Trust to recruit Directors of an excellent calibre.

Karen Wild
Isle Education Trust

"With the help of Academy Ambassadors, we have built a Board that is ready for growth."

We have been particularly impressed by the high calibre of candidates

Alison Calvert, Chair
Cathedral Schools Trust

"The input from Academy Ambassadors throughout the process has been excellent."

Bringing insight from the Human Resources sector

Kaye Forrest, Non-exec
University of Chichester Academy Trust

"I am passionate about trying to help others achieve their full potential"

If I had tried to do this alone I would have been far less successful

Gavin Flynn
Sower and Vine Schools Trust (Diocese of Chelmsford)

"I have secured two positions on very different MATs and I am enjoying the experience enormously, as well as learning valuable skills."