Councils and Public Service Organisations

We support governance improvement in all public services, including Councils, the NHS, Health and Care, Not-for-profit and Community Organisations.

Shaping Governance is a highly regarded national governance improvement company with a proven track record of improving governance at all levels and all settings and positively impacting communities.

We have extensive knowledge of governance in the public sector.  Take a look at our experience and services:

We are experienced governance professionals and non-executives and have a track record in improving governance.  Take a look at our experience and services in your setting:


We facilitate governance improvement through our different services, including the services below.  Click on the left to find out how we can support you to improve governance.


  • Governance Reviews and Evaluation

  • Training, Coaching and Mentoring

  • Board Recruitment

  • Keynote Conference Speaking

  • Appreciative and Child-Centred Governance

If you would like more information about how we can support your governance please use the button below.

"Su was instrumental in getting our ILACS (Inspection of Local Authority Services) to good"

Swindon Council

Su’s work on health inequalities nationally led to a re-engineering of how elected councillors can scrutinise policy and practice of the causes of poor health. Her approach and the creation of a new Return on Investment model of scrutiny has received recognition by Secretary of State(s) for health for its uniqueness and creativity.

Jessica Crowe, former CEO CfPS

Su’s approach is participative and guides Elected Members through what good corporate parenting looks like so that they can benchmark their approach. Elected Members are key to good corporate parenting and they leave the training programme understanding their role as a Corporate Parent and practical ways in which they can carry out the role effectively."

Dr Lee-Anne Farach, Medway Council
"Thank you for speaking at our Leadership Essentials Conference, feedback for your session was positive and sparked discussion in terms of actions that Councillors are taking back to their Councils"

Local Government Association

Su is a skilled facilitator, able to engage with people and communities from all walks of life, from community groups to councillors and council officers to national government officials...

Jessica Crowe Former CEO CfPS