Ingrid has extensive experience of working in education. During her career, she has taught in special schools, large comprehensive schools and in pupil referral units. Ingrid 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.