Liz is CEO of Djanogly Learning Trust, a multi-academy trust based across Nottingham and Derbyshire. A former headteacher, her mantra is “we always put children first” and all decisions at every level are filtered through this belief. Djanogly Learning Trust includes 6 primary academies and 1 secondary, all serving disadvantaged communities. It is her passion to make a difference and ensure that all children get the same opportunities to succeed at a high level, whatever their starting point. Liz’s positive impact on school improvement and system leadership is recognised through her designation as NLE and a Pupil Premium Reviewer.