Lynette Barrett MBA
Chief Executive, National Star
Lynette has worked in Education, Health and Social Care for 24 years, joining National Star in 2001. Holding over 18 years' management experience, 12 years in senior leadership, Lynette has never lost sight of the invaluable foundation that starting her career as a facilitator provided. Appointed as Chief Operations Officer in 2019, Lynette led the way in building and sustaining quality, achieving outstanding with Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission across all regulated areas. She is committed to ensure young people with disabilities receive quality education and care across the UK and have the freedom to choose the education and care that suits their needs and aspirations. Elected Chair of Natspec in February 2021 after being a board member for four years, this furthers her commitment to young people with special educational needs. Lynette describes the opportunity to work with and represent young people with disabilities as a privilege, one that she will never take for granted. Lynette has recently completed a Master of Business Administration at the University of Gloucestershire.