NGA East Midlands Regional Director for 10 years until November 2016. National Secretary of the National Governors Association 2012-2013. School governor since 1971. Currently LEA primary school governor. 10 years’ experience of chair of governors. Chair City of Nottingham Governors Association (CONGA) since its inception in 1999. Member of Nottinghamshire Association of Governors. Previously board member Education Committee. Member Nottinghamshire County Council Appeals Panel for schools admissions and exclusions. Consultant with Community Matters and its predecessor since 1975 until its dissolution in 2016. Specialist in dealing with charities that have licensed social clubs and trading companies. Justice of the Peace for 37 years holding many national office roles including the longest serving executive member of the Magistrates’ Association. Have extensively toured America and Europe studying the judicial system. ACAS accredited arbiter.