Naureen trained as a geneticist and has a background in education. She started her governance career as a parent governor. She is now a trustee in a primary MAT and chairs Local Governing Bodies of a primary and a secondary school. Naureen is the co-founder of @UKGovChat, a Twitter forum for governors, providing networking opportunities, help and support to governors. She blogs at Governing Matters and posts regularly on governance related issues. Naureen is the mother of three beautiful daughters.