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Fiona Stagg

Fiona Stagg

National Leader of Governance and Independent Clerk

Fiona Stagg is a National Leader of Governance and Chair of Trustees and is based in North Staffordshire. She is also an independent clerk and governor in the maintained sector. She runs her own governance consultancy (SBW Governance) and undertakes Reviews of Governance for a range of clients as well as offering a wide range of training. She is currently working, on a short term contract, as Head of Governance at a growing Multi Academy Trust. She is active on Twitter as @dogpaws23 and blogs regularly as The Clerks Elbow offering a light-hearted approach to the serious business of clerking.

  • Assessing the role of a clerk in guiding a board through growth, whilst ensuring compliance and ethical decision making
  • Supporting effective communication between senior leaders and the board to deliver strong performance management of a trust
  • Evaluating the role of a clerk in supporting a board through legal frameworks, financial oversight and risk management
  • Exploring the skills that make an excellent clerk and how a clerk can ensure a board effectively performs its functions