We are a company limited by guarantee (company registration number 4929860) registered in England and Wales.
We are also a registered charity (charity registration number 1101959).
Our registered office and operational address is:
Peer House, 8 - 14 Verulam Street, London WC1X 8LZ
We have a board of trustees who are responsible for strategy, finance and employment. All board members were appointed through open competition and are representative of the higher education sector.
The Leadership Foundation’s remit
The Leadership Foundation is committed to developing and improving the management and leadership skills of existing and future leaders of higher education. Wherever the opportunity arises we shall work in partnership with a range of organisations within and outside of higher education for the benefit of the sector.
How we operate
The Leadership Foundation does not have a college or fixed training centre. We will meet needs where they arise, through our experienced staff and associates. Our head office is in Holborn and we have staff based in others parts of the UK. The total full-time equivalent is around 26.
The Leadership Foundation earns its income from a combination of programmes, events, and membership fees, and investment by the four UK higher education funding bodies.
Our key sponsors
The Leadership Foundation was established by the UUK and GuildHE and we are therefore primarily responsible to each university and higher education college collectively.
Because of their significant funding support, we have a specific accountability to the four higher education funding bodies of the UK. They support us to deliver across the full leadership agenda and ensure that we offer value for money.
We maintain regular liaison with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Providing different kinds of opportunities to support the development of new or refresh existing skills.
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