Anna Machin

Anna Machin

Anna co-founded Trust Governance Professionals with Emma Perkin and Rachael Bailey, and the organisation’s flagship programme Trust Governance Insight provides training, resources, advice and a peer network to academy trust governance professionals across the country. She also works with a number of academy trusts and charities to deliver and advise on governance and technical compliance activities. Anna is a chartered secretary and previously worked as Deputy Company Secretary at Ark Schools. She is a governor of Globe Academy in Elephant & Castle and Co-Chair of Trustees of international education charity AccessEd.

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Reflections on the Governance Professional Role in Academy Trusts

One of the many contradictions I have experienced over the past year since Covid-19 entered our lives, is that life can simultaneously feel like it is...

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