Speaker profile

Katie Paxton-Doggett

Governance Advisor and Author

Katie Paxton-Doggett is a governance professional specialising in academies. She is the author of various books including ‘How to Run an Academy School’ (2nd Edition published September 2016) and ‘ICSA Certificate in Academy Governance’ (published 2018).

Dual-qualified as a Solicitor and Chartered Company Secretary, Katie has significant experience in providing specialist governance support to various academies and Multi-Academies. She advises on a range of issues relating to corporate governance and the role of the Board of Directors as well as providing specific company secretarial guidance. 

Katie is the Vice Chair of the National Governance Association. She is also the Chair of Governors of a maintained Voluntary Aided primary school in Didcot, Oxfordshire.