Jane Owens, MBE  - Purple Governance 

Fiona is honoured to be an Associate Consultant for Purple Governance owned by Jane Owens MBE. Jane is a vastly experienced Governance Consultant based in The Wirral and was recently awarded the MBE  for services to education. Jane (and her other Associates) can be contacted via her website.



Jo McShane

Teacher Workload Solutions

Jo is director and founder of an educational consultancy in the North East of England. Prior to this, she worked as director of secondary PGCE in a university setting and went on to co-found a SCITT. Jo has written extensively for teaching magazines and was co-editor ‘Teaching and Learning Up-date’ until 2012. Further info can be found on LinkedIn.

Claire Grosvenor

Teacher Workload Solutions

Claire has been a teacher of Drama for over fourteen years, spending her career in a wide variety of schools.  As an NQT she became a Head of Drama and then went on to become Director of Arts in Nottingham City.  She works as a facilitator and trainer within many spheres of education, from PGCE courses at a variety of universities, to primary and secondary school consultancy.  She has worked successfully with a diverse range of audiences to great success. 

Louise Rogers

Louise is currently based in London and has a wealth of knowledge and experience in charity sector governance. Louise is currently working in the health sector and worked for a number of charities in North Staffordshire for over 25 years in senior board positions. Louise is able to offer mentoring support for Chairs and you can contact her via the email address on the right side bar.


Louise very kindly designed this website.

National Leaders of Governance

National Leaders of Governance have been appointed by the National College for Teaching and Leadership and can be found by searching using your postcode.


Fiona works and is in regular contact with a number of NLG and experienced Governors across the country.



National Leaders of Education

Fiona is thrilled to be associated with the Hempstalls Teaching School Alliance in particular - http://www.hempstallstsa.co.uk/ and with the Britannia Teaching School Alliance in Stoke on Trent https://www.btsa.org/


Pupil Premium Reviews are powerful tools and often include important recommendations for Governors. Many NLE are trained and experienced in undertaking Pupil Premium Reviews. If you think your school would benefit from a PP Review please get in touch and I'll signpost

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