Who we are

Meet the NLC Team

Natalie Golding

Natalie is the Director of the NLC. She sets our vision and strategy, making sure we're set up to make a real impact on the whole public sector.

Vicky Elliott

Vicky oversees our programme and network teams. She leads our teams who are forging strong connections across the public sector.

Jenny Vass

Jenny is responsible for building our network of leaders. She brings people together across sectors and builds a community across the country.

Hannah Datema

Hannah heads up our learning and development work and leads on design, development, and delivery of all our leadership programmes.

Billy Street

Billy leads our engagement work. This includes NLC's content, comms, and digital work, making sure users are at the heart of what we create.

Rose Wright

Rose heads up our strategy work and governance. She supports our Advisory Board and integration with teams across the Government Campus.

Georgina Wells

George is our Head of Collective Leadership, designing and curating interesting spaces for Civil Service leaders to build the skills, knowledge, and networks they need to address our most complex challenges.

Oliver Porter

Oliver works in our research team. As a social research Fast Streamer, he leads strands of our research work and various projects.

Heather Williams

Heather is our Senior Community Lead, she oversees the calendar of events and activities for our network of public sector leaders.

Ella Boyer

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

Jack Longworth

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

Rhiannon Dalton

Rhiannon is our Deputy Head of Collective Leadership. She leads on community development, including membership curation, and oversees delivery of the CSLG programme of events.

Kerr Low

Kerr is a project manager in our Collective Leadership team. He delivers our Civil Service Leadership Group events by building relationships with different departments and partners.

Peter Trussell

As part of our Programme team, Peter builds relationships with our speakers and providers to co-design and deliver elements of our leadership programme modules.

Mariesa Howlett

As a learning and development specialist, Mariesa builds relationships with our speakers and providers to design, develop, and deliver our programmes.

Ben Foley

Ben supports our programme delivery and manages correspondence for both the NLC Leadership and Accelerate Programmes. He also supports event and recruitment work.

Emily Edmondson

Emily is a learning and development specialist within our programme team, working on the design, development, and delivery of our NLC programmes.

Hannah Whitcomb

Kirith Ahluwalia

Kirith sits in our engagement team. She is responsible for the NLC's communications strategy, our website, and social media.