Siân Rees has more than thirty years’ strategic, advisory and operational experience in children’s service delivery and organisational development across government, not-for-profit and private sector organisations.
She has held regional and national non-executive directorships in the UK, including as chair of a national charity and director of a newly created university. Sian was previously director of education services for local government, chief executive of an award-winning not-for-profit social enterprise company, and managing director of a commercial education services company in the United Arab Emirates.
In 2012 Sian established her own company, working with organisations to determine strategy and develop governance and partnership models which transform service delivery.
She led the successful development of Bristol as the first UNESCO Learning City in England, one of 16 cities globally to receive the UNESCO International Progress Award in 2017. Most recently she has been working with a large local authority to lead service improvement, and with a renowned sexual health charity to develop a new operational model.
Siân began her career as a teacher, training to postgraduate level in education and leadership.