Prior to joining ALAT Anne-Marie was a Project Director with the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and was responsible for ensuring that the capital projects within her remit were delivered within the agreed budgets and timescales. She was successfully involved in the completion and opening of several university technical college (UTC) projects and has significant experience of reporting to Ministers and Department for Education (DfE) colleagues on project issues and progress.
Before working at the EFA Anne-Marie was a local authority adviser within Bury whereby she had a role of both working with senior leaders to support school improvement and inspection preparation within primary and secondary schools and also developing and implementing the 14-19 strategy for the Bury area, working successfully alongside local partners and national agencies.
Anne-Marie has over 10 years experience of working in senior management roles within the further education sector whereby her focus was on raising standards and providing a broad range of relevant, and challenging learning and progression opportunities for young people. Anne-Marie initially trained as a teacher within the secondary sector.