You are here:

CEOs: must an academy trust have one?

Ref: 12231
Last updated on 11 January 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
In-depth article
Does a MAT need to have a chief executive officer (CEO)? Academy trusts must designate a senior executive leader, but don't need to use the job title CEO. We look at requirements in the Academies Financial Handbook, and relay advice from 2 of our associate education experts on this issue.

Article tools


  1. 1 Academy trusts must appoint a senior executive leader
  2. 2 Remit of the position can vary

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.