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Chair of the Trust Board

The Chair has particular responsibility for providing effective strategic leadership on matters such as:

  • formulating the Board’s strategy for discharging its statutory duties
  • encouraging high standards of propriety and promoting the efficient and effective use of staff and other resources throughout the academies in the MPAT
  • ensuring that the Board, in reaching decisions, takes proper account of guidance provided by the responsible Minister or sponsor department
  • representing the views of the board to the general public; and
  • providing an assessment of the performance of individual board members, on request, when they are being considered for reappointment to the board or for appointment to the board of some other public body.