Name: Chris Wilson

School: St Patrick’s RC

Phase: Primary

Designation: NLG

Governance Experience: Foundation Governor for 25 years, Chair since 1995.

NLG Experience: NLG since 2013. Numerous deployments across NE.

ERG: Yes


  • GB Health Checks

  • GB teamwork

  • Mentoring Chairs

  • Chair/HT relationships

  • Interviewing skills


Name: Janet Richards

School: Egglescliffe School

Phase: Secondary

Designation: NLG

Governance Experience: Governor at Egglescliffe for 15 years including 6 years as Vice Chair and Chair for last 5 years. Successfully completed NCTL Chair of Governors Leadership Course.

NLG Experience: NLG since 2016, deployment in and around Teesside supporting both Primary and Secondary LGBs and A Trust Board.



  • As a recently retired primary teacher I have a thorough knowledge of the running of primary schools.

  • Have worked closely with Stockton Governor Support and been an active member of their Transforming Governors Group.