Nav became the CEO of The Woodland Academy Trust, which is a small primary multi-academy trust in Kent, in January 2021. Having begun her career as a teaching assistant and eventually become a Headteacher in 2012, Nav has experience of school leadership in a range of contexts. Throughout her career she has been driven to serve school communities with ambition, equity and excellence. She is passionate about high-quality professional development and building inclusive, learning communities that are underpinned by relationships and connection. Nav is a member of The Headteachers’ Roundtable - a non-party political headteachers’ group operating as a think-tank and providing a vehicle for the profession to influence national education policy. Nav is also a trustee for STEP Academy Trust. She is always happy to share her thoughts and ideas on education and you can connect with her on Twitter @NavSanghara.