Chris Forrest

Chris is the chair of Barrow Hall Primary School, a very large and successful primary school in Warrington. He has been a governor for 7 years, the chair and vice chair of sub committees, and the vice chair of the board before becoming the Chair of Governors in 2014.

Chris has practical experience of the full range of the issues faced by governors – such as a new build, appointing a head, Ofsted inspections and reconstituting the board. He became an NLG in June 2016 and is trained to conduct governance reviews.

Chris is a qualified EMCC coach, mentor, accountant (ACMA, CGMA) project manager (Prince 2), is qualified to offer individual and group psychometric tools and runs his own consultancy business. He has many years experience in senior leadership across a wide range of organisations and specialises in organisational development, leadership and management development.