Liz BA BSc MA was Regional Director in charge of ’70 odd’ Youth Hostels in the north of England and later became Business Development Director of the YHA based at HQ in St Albans. Since retiring to her native Herefordshire, she has been a school governor, chaired a number of local charities and enjoyed exploring wild places.
Jacob is currently Head of Marketing for a technology start-up in the sustainability sector. Previously, he was the marketing lead for an artificial intelligence and data analytics company and a farm management software provider.
He has a degree in Political Science from the University of Southampton and a diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Dave has spent his entire career in financial services working for global banks in risk, sales, product management and senior management positions. Since 2022 he has been focussed on non-executive director/trustee roles, consulting and lecturing.
He has an MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University, a PGCert from Edinburgh Business School and is a Fellow of both the Chartered Management Institute and The Association of Corporate Treasurers.
David has spent most of his working life in international education, for the last 10 years has been leading schools in Thailand and Mongolia. He is currently the Headmaster at Heathfield International School in Bangkok. David has an MA from Sunderland University, PGCE, QTS and is currently completing his NPQH.
John is currently the Head of Innovation and Continual Improvement with responsibilities covering strategy development and implementation. Since moving from industry in the early 2000’s, he has gained significant experience in education from a delivery, managerial and awarding body perspective and is currently involved in training in a defence environment.
He is passionate about Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, seeing this as fundamental to the levelling up agenda. His Doctorate explored the development of professional identity and individual development is central to his approach to leadership through aspirational coaching. He has a PGCert, MEng, and B Eng and is a level 7 Executive Coach.