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Leora Cruddas

Leora Cruddas

CEO,
The Confederation of School Trusts

Leora Cruddas is the CEO of the Confederation of School Trusts (CST). She was recently Director of Policy and Public Relations for the Association of School and College Leaders. She has six years of experience as a Chief Education Officer in two London Local Authorities. Leora has a wide range of experiences that reflect her passion for making a difference in the lives of children and young people. She is a committed educationalist who has extensive experience at senior executive level of working with schools to improve quality of provision and standards.

  • Supporting a strong board culture focused on transparency, communication and clear responsibilities
  • Exploring what makes an effective board meeting and assessing the role of a strong chair in setting clear expectations and driving a vision forward
  • Evaluating the components of successful decision making based on robust evidence and guided by a focus on compliance and resource management
  • Assessing how to develop clear structures within a board and conduct self-reviews to scrutinise the performance of the board in conducting its functions