Who we are

Meet the NLC team

Kristina Murrin

Kristina is the Chief Executive of the National Leadership Centre with a background in innovation and social change. She has worked at board level in private, public, academic and voluntary sectors.

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Becky Wyse

Becky leads our Programme team and is responsible for designing and delivering the NLC Programme for the most senior public sector leaders.

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Stephen Crookbain

Stephen leads our Network, community and international work. He leads much of our externally-focused work, connecting top-level public leaders through our digital service and with our events.

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Margot Shatz

Margot runs the Research and Evaluation portfolio. She works with leaders, researchers and experts to understand the complex links between leadership, productivity and outcomes of public services.

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Jenny Vass

Jenny is responsible for building our Network of leaders. She is bringing people together across sectors and building a community across the country.

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Morgan Frodsham

Morgan leads our Insight and Engagement team. She works with leaders, researchers and experts to better understand and share learning about how to shift public service leadership from silos to systems.

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Billy Street and Sam Villis

Billy and Sam lead our digital work. They are delivering our work to design and create the NLC digital service. Sam is covering for Billy while he is on shared parental leave in 2020.

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Beth Lambert

Beth leads our strategy team, particularly focusing on our operational delivery, stakeholder engagement, and international strategy.

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Annabel Mahgerefteh

Annabel supports the NLC to achieve our strategic objectives, and she is also part of our team who deliver international events.

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Lola Gillies-Creasey

As part of our Strategy Team, Lola's responsibilities include developing new policy ideas, undertaking research, supporting our governance boards and ministerial briefing.

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Prateek Buch

Prateek delivers our work on data in the research team. He curates data about public service leadership and productivity. He also looks after the independent evaluation of our work.

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Peter Trussell

As part of our Network and Communities team, Peter manages our engagement with senior leaders, while looking after the sustainability of the network and our alumni offer.

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Jess Nightingale

Jess is also in the Network and Communities team. She is delivering our national events, and she supports networks in the North of England from her base in Manchester.

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Ella Boyer

Ella is an events manager in the Network and Communities team. She focuses on event logistics which includes venue finding, sourcing equipment and supplier liaison

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Kirith Ahluwalia

Kirith sits in our Insights and Engagement team. She is responsible for the NLC's Communications strategy, our website and social media, and ensuring we have a cohesive voice.

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Alex Semproni

Alex delivers work to shape our Programme. She focuses on designing and delivering the offering from a learning and development perspective.

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Hannah Datema

Hannah heads up our learning and development work and leads on design and development of the Leadership Programme content.

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Georgie Baker

Georgie project manages both the Programme team and Network and Communities team. She is responsible for the successful delivery of Programme modules and Network events.

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Jack Longworth

Jack is a learning and development specialist working in the Network and Communities team and focuses on the learning outcomes of our events

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Hinnd Mohamed

Hinnd is a senior research officer in the Research and Evaluation team. Hinnd works on NLC evaluation and reporting to understand the impact of NLC activities on members across the network.

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Frances Carpenter

Frances is a Principal Research Officer in the Research and Evaluation team. Frances delivers research and analysis to better understand how leaders and their organisations collaborate across systems.

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