Northern Education Trust

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred


Mark Sanders OBE, Chair of Audit & Risk Committee


Mark was Bury Council's Chief Executive from 2001 to 2012. He was awarded an OBE for his lifetime commitment to local government.

Mark was previously Assistant Chief Executive of Oldham Council and was also elected to the National Council of the Learning and Skills Council, which worked to support young people aged 14 to 19.

He has also chaired the Audit and Risk Committee of the Young Peoples' Learning Agency. Mark has also chaired the UK Metropolitan Chief Executives Group and the Greater Manchester 14-19 Committee.