Our leadership

We are an independent education charity. Our purpose is to advance education by providing high quality qualifications that help students realise their potential and equip them to succeed in the next stage of their lives.

Our Executive Team

Day-to-day leadership and management sits with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who is assisted by the Executive Team.

Board of Trustees

The Board is responsible for our overall strategy, policy, educational initiatives and development, and for steering AQA to fulfil its educational and charitable objectives. Trustees are drawn from various educational and business bodies to ensure a balance of skills and experience and serve for no more than three terms of three years.

Justin van Wijngaarden (Chair)

Justin van Wijngaarden (Chair)

Justin van Wijngaarden (Chair)

Philippa Hird (Vice-Chair)

Philippa Hird (Vice-Chair)

Philippa Hird (Vice-Chair)