The Journal for Executive and Governance Leaders

Martyn Oliver

Chief Executive Officer at Outward Grange Academies Trust

Martyn Oliver is the Chief Executive Officer and Accounting Officer of Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT). Martyn joined OGAT in 2009 and was appointed as CEO in 2016. Martyn leads one of the country’s highest performing multi-academy trusts which currently has 31 academies – 21 secondaries and 10 primaries – in the Tees Valley, Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire regions. OGAT is a System Trust, working directly to the National Schools Commissioner and is part of the Northern Alliance of Trusts. Martyn’s vision is that the Trust places its students first and is focussed on raising standards and transforming lives.