Liz McSheehy

Chief Executive, School Governors’ One-Stop Shop

Liz McSheehy is the new CEO of SGOSS. SGOSS is a national charity set-up in 1999 by the Department for Education, with the specific remit to recruit volunteers with transferable skills to become school governors. She is an experienced CEO and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and skills from roles in government, the regions and third sector, with skills and education being a significant theme throughout her career.

Prior to this Liz was the former Director of the National Skills Academy for Social Care promoting leadership and management in the sector. Before that she was the Project Director for National Voices, a recently launched charity representing users of health and social care, with the aim of ensuring that their views are listened to and used by policy makers to inform future policy making.

Liz has extensive experience in business, economic development and community regeneration. Skills have been an important thread through her career, being used as a catalyst to support regeneration, business retention and attraction. She has held a range of senior roles both at regional and national level within the Regional Development Agencies and in central Government.

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