George Craig is currently the Chair of Governors at the Lapal and Lutley Federation, a role he has held since 2011. He became an NLG in 2013 and was appointed as National Leader of Governance Advocate for the West Midlands region in January 2015. George is an experienced ERG reviewer, IEB Chair, and also works in a professional capacity as a School Governance Consultant, providing a wide range of support and training for governors locally and nationally. George currently serves as an Executive Member of the Dudley Association of Governing Bodies and recently received a civic award for his ‘Outstanding Contribution to School Governance’.Lutley Primary School is currently rated by Ofsted as being Outstanding and was designated with teaching school status in 2014. Lapal Primary School was inspected by Ofsted in 2013 and received an overall judgement of Good, with outstanding features including governance. Through Hales Valley Teaching School, George currently offers governance support across an alliance network of over 80 schools.