Amy Leonard MBE

Chief Executive, The Talent Foundry

Amy Leonard MBE

Amy runs Denford Associates, a boutique consultancy specialising in media and communications consultancy. Amy specialises in the education and property sectors.

Prior to establishing Denford Associates in 2011, she worked for a global communications agency, in-house as Director of Corporate Affairs for a government agency, for Cabinet Ministers and the BBC over a period of 20 years.

Amy works closely with a number of large multi-academy trusts, universities, education charities and commercial organisations who have an interest in the UK education sector. She is also the Chief Executive of The Talent Foundry, (previously known as the Transformation Trust) set up in early 2009, an education charity that focuses on social mobility, funding employability programmes in around 1,300 state secondary schools every year.