Kate Charnley

Kate worked for the NHS in a number of roles, including Personnel Officer, manager in a large general hospital and manager of a Learning Disability Unit. She has been involved for the last ten years with a number of local charities across the North East specialising in supporting families with complex difficulties and needs. In addition to her role as Governor at Excelsior Academy she is currently working as a volunteer for a debt counselling charity. She is particularly interested in all aspects of health and well-being in school and is committed to ensuring that all children, whatever their challenges or problems, are given every possible opportunity to fulfil their potential.