reviewing organisations, designing systems, conducting investigations, developing boards and strengthening governance in service of the public good

our publications are open source knowledge

benchmarking best practice

the institute develops leadership across the public sector

cross-sector experience benefitting whole-systems thinking

The Good Governance Institute (GGI) works to make sure organisations are run by the most talented, skilled and ethical leaders possible - and to build fair systems that consider all, use evidence, are guided by ethics and thereby take the best decisions.

Who we are

the language of leadership


share, distribute and devolve authority

Board developmentBoard development

triangulating the evidence


quickly getting back on our feet

Strengthening governanceStrengthening governance

the importance of taking stock


integrated care systems development


"Richard Watts Charities appointed the Good Governance Institute to carry out their first ever external governance review. The team had a very professional approach and carried out detailed interviews of Trustees, Staff and Advisers along with reviewing samples of the administrative procedures and policies. We received a very comprehensive report and a clear presentation on the...

Alex Clarabut


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Andrew and colleagues invested time to be well prepared and understanding of our context and requirements before delivering a virtual board development session on approaches to trust wide risk management. The virtual session worked effectively and they ensured there was full and active participation from all board members. They demonstrated their expertise and experience in thi...

Claire Panniker

Chief Executive

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As our partners, GGI have delivered a capability and capacity review of the Board and executive of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust as part of the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust relationship. They are professional, flexible and have an excellent grasp of the challenges facing major acute trusts, particularly in the complex and challenged political and...

Rt. Hon. Jacqui Smith


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GGI Academy

Learn and develop

The Three Kings series

Part I

Festival of Governance Review 2020

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The basics of good governance

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A simple guide to provider collaboratives

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Roisin Jenkins

Head of Events

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Laura Botea

Director of Corporate Affairs

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Darren Grayson

Executive Director

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Professor Andrew Corbett-Nolan

Chief Executive

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