Cumbria Alliance of System Leaders (CASL) Strategic Development Officer
Liz Moffatt joined the MAT Board in 2014.
As the Headteacher of an outstanding school for almost 21 years and an Executive Head for 3 years Liz brings a wealth of leadership experience and expertise to the Trust. From 2002 Liz worked with the National College and then with Granada Learning, as a facilitator of adult learning and coach. As a trained facilitator and a coach Liz has worked with school leaders and staff in schools throughout the country.
In 2010 Liz became a National College Regional Associate working with schools and other educational professionals to embed system leadership across the North West. She was the Strategic Development Officer for the Cumbria Alliance of System Leaders, (CASL), for several years until 2016. Liz also worked as an associate with Education Development Trust and co-created with schools leaders and CASL members an accountability framework to measure the effectiveness of cluster working and the self-improving education system in Cumbria.
Richard is managing partner at a Solicitors firm based in the South Lakes. He has lived in the area for nearly 25 years. He specialises in commercial work, commercial dispute resolution and employment matters.
Both of his children have been pupils at QKS. In his spare time Richard plays golf and fell walking.
Having served in both the Merchant Navy and the Police, Peter also worked for Lakeland Ltd before spending 30 years as a Crime Scene investigator in Cumbria. He is immensely proud to have been a Governor of both The Queen Katherine School and George Hastwell School before being appointed a Member of the Trust.
Lisa has over 25 years’ senior leadership experience across public and third sectors, delivering major change and improvement programmes across education, children’s services and community regeneration, most latterly as Director for Education and Schools for Blackburn with Darwen Council, focused on the reform of all education services and establishment of a schools led improvement system.
Since 2014 Lisa has worked as an independent strategy, development and improvement consultant to public and third sectors at local and national levels and is also a co-founder of a collaborative consultancy based in Lancashire specialising in research and evaluation. Since 2017 she has also worked for Mind, the national mental health charity, as a Quality Reviewer, responsible for undertaking independent reviews of local Mind charities, assessing all aspects of leadership and governance, sustainability and growth, influence and participation.
Lisa has significant experience as a trustee, chair, non executive director and as a member of a number of partnership boards including the Mind Network Committee. Lisa was appointed to the Trust Board in 2020.