Executive leadership

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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 Chris Pickering, a National Leader of Education, with an extensive career which included three headships and an executive headship in schools across the East Midlands and South Yorkshire.

Our senior executive leadership team comprises of the trust CEO and senior executive leaders – 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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