Staff

Tegwen Ellis, Chief Executive

Tegwen Ellis takes up the position as Chief Executive of the National Academy for Educational Leadership following 15 months as the Assistant Director for Leadership…

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Dr Chris Lewis – Assistant Director for Policy, Research and Strategic Workforce Planning

Chris Lewis joins the National Academy for Educational Leadership as Assistant Director for Policy, Research and Strategic Workforce Development. ​​​​He was previously Head of Education…

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Mark Isherwood – Assistant Director for Leadership Development and Quality Assurance

Mark Isherwood joins the National Academy for Educational Leadership as Assistant Director for Leadership Development and Quality Assurance. He was previously Chief Executive of Adult…

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Kirsty Payne – Business Manager

Kirsty was appointed as the Business Manager of the Leadership Academy in October 2018. She has a wide range of experience in this area having…

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Charlotte Thomas, Communications Manager

Charlotte joined the Leadership Academy as Communications Manager in August 2020. She previously worked in the visual arts and cultural sector working across Wales and…

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Sue Roberts – Leadership Development and Quality Assurance Advisor for Schools (Secondment)

Sue Roberts joined the Leadership Academy in September 2020 on secondment as Leadership Development and Quality Assurance Adviser for Schools. She has a wide range…

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Nia Miles – Innovation and Well-being Advisor (Secondment)

Nia Miles has been seconded to the Nation Academy for Educational Leadership as Innovation and well-being Adviser. After completing her degree in Silversmithing and 3D…

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Ann Slater – Leadership Development and Quality Assurance Advisor for Youth and Post 16 (Secondment)

Ann started her career in the chemical industries of Manchester, working in analytical laboratories. In the mid-1990s she opted for a career change, completing a…

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