At Diverse Academies, we operate a clear and transparent scheme of delegation and leadership structure – ensuring trustees, members and executives drive our vision and strategies in line with statutory regulation and best practice.

Our executives are leaders in their fields of expertise, are representatives on national bodies, and include national and local leaders of education.

The Trust CEO is David Cotton, a National Leader of Education, who has significant experience in effective school-to-school support and collaborative working practices across the Nottinghamshire region.

Our chief executive team comprises of the Trust CEO and chief executive officers – who are accountable for our organisation’s vision and mission. As executives of the Trust, each member contributes to its strategic development and improvement process, alongside the operations and day-to-day running of the Trust.

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View the executive leadership membership within ‘Our people’