Chief Executive Officer
Fiona is proud to be Chief Executive Officer of South Bank Academies Trust, and part of the London South Bank University group, and places great value in the role the Trust plays in supporting young people in South London. Fiona values the Trusts pioneering partnership with the LSBU Group and the vision to provide lifelong learning and continues to build on the vital role that the Trust plays in transforming lives.
Fiona has worked in education in London and the South-East for over 25 years, initially as a Lecturer in Creative Arts and more recently in a number of senior leadership roles at Abingdon & Witney College and the Bucks College Group.
While at BCG Fiona was a board member of Buckinghamshire Education and Skills Training, a partnership with Buckinghamshire New University, and was a board member of the Bucks UTC. Fiona is also a member of Laser Awarding Body Corporation and Chair of the Quality Committee. Fiona sits on the Education and Training Foundation Group for Technical Education and has recently visited Denmark as part of a Gatsby Foundation visit exploring vocational education models in Europe.
Fiona is undertaking postgraduate studies on Professional and Technical Education and is a member of the Society for Education and Training and the Chartered College for Teaching. Fiona is committed to the role that education plays in providing access to opportunities and transforming lives. She is very proud of the work of the SBA Trust which places inclusion at the heart of its philosophy along with a career focused approach developed through strong industry partnerships.