Dawn has more than 20 years’ experience in leadership and management positions within the education sector with expertise in corporate and academic governance, executive and non-executive recruitment, risk management, strategic programme management, strategic planning and information rights.
Dawn currently combines a part-time role as Clerk to the Governing Body at Westminster School with her governance consultancy work. Prior to this she was Head of Governance at The Open University (OU) with responsibility for leading reviews of the effectiveness of the University's governance arrangements and managing the operation of governance across the University.
Dawn has previously served as a co-opted member of the Board of Trustees of the Association of University Administrators and is currently a lay representative for Health Education England providing scrutiny and assurance to the work of the Thames Valley team supporting doctors and dentists through their training. Dawn completed a MBA with the OU in 2014.