GLK Associates

Sally Williams-McGlone (F.ISBL F.Inst.A.M. ACIB)
School Business Management Consultant

Sally is a professional, highly committed manager who made a significant contribution to the efficient financial and operational success of an Outstanding secondary school.  An individual who takes a strategic leads, not afraid to break the mould whilst motivating and managing staff to positively embrace change.  A member of the EFA working party responsible for the Academy Financial Handbook requiring in-depth discussions with staff from the Department for Education. Sally has a wealth of experience in finance and operational management; specifically in the School Business Manager areas including academisation and setting up trusts.  Sally has worked with secondary schools, academies, UTCs, local authorities, and primary schools.  In addition, Sally has previously worked in the banking industry.  As a consultant and accredited Specialist Leader of Education, Sally's services include: - Support, advice and training - Strategic financial and budget planning - General business management support and services - Internal audit and financial health checks - Compliance with Education and Skills Funding Agenda - Monthly management reporting - Reports for Governors - HR support - Single Central Record - Academy Conversion (financial) - Bid writing and budget planning (financial) - GDPR specialist (accredited)

Tony Wordsall
IT Consultant
Tony has over 30 years experience of managing and delivering major transformation projects across the public sector. An experienced operational and programme director with a background in public facing service delivery, he has been responsible for budgets in excess of £50m and up to 200 staff. He has extensive experience of working with councillors, senior officers and external partners and is truly appreciative of the challenges that face services and authorities when they are required by central government to implement often confusing and conflicting initiatives. At the heart of all of his work is the innovative use of technology in all of its shapes and sizes to bring about major cultural change that ultimately leads to improved service and reduced costs. Tony has worked at operational and strategic levels in organisations as varied as Plymouth City Council, Department of Health, Reading Borough Council and Skills for Health. During his 11 years experience as Managing Director of e-mpirical he has delivered a wide range of programmes within the UK, Poland, Australia and Belgium. Examples include the development and delivery of community based e-learning and e-government programmes for local authorities and partnerships, conducting a comprehensive review of the future options for learning within the NHS and partnering ICL/Fujitsu in the development and implementation of their community based, skills development programme, CyberSkills. Throughout his career he has successfully coupled the use of technology with leadership and skills development to enable his own teams to deliver challenging initiatives and meet the ever growing requirement to deliver more for less.
Anne Hayward
SEND Consultant and Specialist
Anne Hayward is a national and international expert with over thirty years experience in the fields of SEN and Disability, inclusion and adults/young people with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LLDD). She is a highly respected Independent Strategic and Operational Partner with a proven and sustained track record of working with schools, colleges, local authorities (LAs), central government and the Third Sector at local, regional, national and international levels. This rare combination of national strategic and local grass roots experience has given her a unique set of skills and knowledge through which she adds value to her clients. Anne is particularly skilled in leading the transformation of schools and services to implement new and innovative ways of working which ensure improvement in performance and student outcomes, provide best value, efficient and effective schools. She ensures that staff, elected Members and other stakeholders are fully involved in reviewing services and developing creative but realistic approaches to delivering improvements. By sharing her skills, networks, knowledge and extensive practical experience, she is able to build capacity so that organisations become more confident and self-sufficient to address issues themselves, secure buy in and successfully move forward.