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The Team

Led by the Chief Executive, the National Academy for Educational Leadership has a small executive team whose responsibilities map on to the three priority areas outlined in the Corporate Plan; Leadership Development & Quality Assurance, Insight & Thought Leadership and Corporate.


Staff organogram and organisation structure map

Meleri Light

Head of Welsh Language

Charlotte Thomas

Communications Manager

Richard Edwards

Head of Leadership Development

Emma Chivers

Leadership Advisor for Youth Work

Ceri Richmond

Pedagogy Project Lead

Gareth Key

Business Support Officer

Geraint Roberts

Digital Marketing and Media Executive

Tegwen Ellis

Chief Executive

Nia Miles

Head of Insight

Mark Isherwood

Director for Leadership Development and Quality Assurance

Kirsty Payne

Head of Operations

Chris Lewis

Director for Policy, Research and Strategic Workforce Planning