Ingrid is a member of Diverse Academies Trust, and has extensive experience of working in education.

During her career, Ingrid has taught in special schools, large comprehensive schools and in pupil referral units. She moved from senior management of a large comprehensive to become an admissions and inclusion officer for a local authority Children’s Services and, then became company secretary and strategic director of a national hire company.

Throughout her working life, and now in retirement, Ingrid has been actively involved in the governance of secondary, primary and special schools. She has always had a commitment to raising the achievement, potential and inclusion of all children.