National #TrustLeaders CEO Annual Conference

Members of the National #TrustLeaders CEO Network are entitled, as part of their membership, to attend our annual national CEO conference and invite a guest.

The next annual conference will take place on the 29th September 2021. Below you can see details of previous conferences. Details will be confirmed in 2021

Countdown to the National #TrustLeaders CEO Conference









Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the national conference was, for the first time, held on line. 

The 2020 conference featured contributions from:

Michael Pain

Michael Pain

Founder Forum Strategey

Mark Russell

Mark Russell

CEO of The Children's Society

Jo Causon

Jo Causon

CEO of the Institute of Customer Service

Raj Tulsiani

Raj Tulsiani

CEO of Green Park Consultancy

Amanda Spielman

Amanda Spielman

Chief Inspector at Ofsted

Yusuf Yousuf

Yusuf Yousuf

'The All-Seeing Hospital Porter'

David Strudley CBE

David Strudley CBE

Associate, Forum Strategy

Sarah Ray

Sarah Ray

National Networks Director, Forum Strategy

Michael Pain – CEO & Founder of Forum Strategy

Mark Russell – CEO The Children’s Society

Sarah Ray, National Networks Director, Forum Strategy

Leadership in 2020; perspectives from our partners

CEOs reflect ahead of National #TrustLeaders Conference

Michael Pain's Keynote Speech

You can download a copy of Michael Pain’s Keynote speech by clicking the button below


The 2019 conference was the the argest to date, held at Trent Vineyard in Nottingham

Highlights from the 2019 conference

Michael Pain, CEO & Founder of Forum Strategy

National #TrustLeaders Conference Highlights 2019

Frank Norris MBE, reflects on the National Conference

Nicola West-Jones of The Key #TrustLeaders Conference

Rt. Hon. Tony Blair’s message #TrustLeaders conference

Saeed Atcha MBE’s closing  #TrustLeaders Conference 

Michael Pain's Opening Speech

The full text of Michael’s opening keynote speech is available to download below

The Key and Forum Strategy’s new research into academy trust leadership


Details of the 2018 conference:

National MAT Leaders Conference 2018

Read the report of the 2018 conference

Michael Pain’s Opening Address to the 2018 #MATLeaders National Conference


Details of the 2017 conference:

Michael Pain’s speech to the national early headship conference 2017