Thank you for joining us at EdExec LIVE! We hope that you enjoyed a day full of learning and networking!

Below are all presentations delivered over the course of our school business management conference so that you can recap and refresh your experiences, take a glimpse of sessions you may have missed and continue on your journey of professional development.

All presentations will have speaker details included but, if you require any additional information that you can’t find here, or have suggestions for future event (or just want a quick chat!), please email Marie Cahalane.


Developing a coaching culture in your school – Andrew Blench

Strategic procurement; DfE Schools’ Buying Strategy – David Allen

MAT leadership; how to create a strategy that stands out from the rest – Stephen Mitchell

Marrying your people with your budget; a curriculum-based model of financial efficiency – Stuart Gardener

Overcoming financial pressures and budgetary uncertainty – Paul Leigh

Pupils at a premium; making your send count – Neil Clephan

Restructuring in schools; minimising the effects on your workforce – Merlyn Vlotman

Demonstrating impact and gaining recognition as an SBM – Laura Williams

How and why your current IT could be delivering more – Kevin Robinson

Procurement; insight on the best IT procurement practice – John Jackson

In It To Win It; strategic fundraising – Justin Smith

A view from the Engine Room; challenging, pressurised, intense…why are we school business managers? – Emma Gray

Creating the right H&S culture in your school – David Taylor

Post May 25 ensuring GDPR success – Dai Durbridge

Culinary delights; reassessing your school’s catering provision – Brian and Mark

Effective staff recruitment and retention – Katie Newell

How to help your school save money, keep children safe and raise attainment – Mark Bentley and Jo Dilworth