Senior Management Team



Zenna Hopson

Chief Executive

As former Chairman of Ofsted, the children and learners’ inspection and regulation body, Zenna has over 20 years experience in education, governance and innovation. She served as a non-executive director on the board of the Royal Navy for 10 years and chaired their audit committee. Zenna was also a member of HM Treasury audit committee and has served on a number of other British government boards.

With a keen interest in public speaking, Zenna has extensive media and communications experience, including; regular broadsheet columnist, Sky newspaper reviewer and a former guest presenter for a television series on Channel 5.

Zenna’s previous roles are unified by her commitment to young people and dedication to enhancing the opportunities available to them. She wants to ensure that young people are heard, understood and are at the heart of creating excellent, safe and responsive services which meet the needs of young people and the community.