Stephanie joined the Board in September 2014 and is the current Vice-Chair. A former journalist, she worked for the BBC for 24 years until August 2014 and is currently taking a career break in order to focus on creative writing. As Head of Editorial Compliance and Accountability for BBC News for ten years, she demonstrated a strong commitment to being open and accountable to the public. She brings this commitment to her role as Director as well as experience of policy making, understanding of communications and a passionate interest in education.
She is currently on the Teaching and Learning, Monitoring and Intervention Group and Pay and Personnel committees. A keen linguist, she is also the Link Director for the International Dimension.