Do multi-academy trusts have governing boards?

In a multi-academy trust, the board of trustees (sometimes known as directors) is legally accountable for the decisions made in all its academies. However, this does not mean the board is required to make them all itself; it can delegate decisions to the CEO and and it is committees or local boards.

What is a Multi-Academy Trust?

Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) is an academy trust that operates more than one academy school. Academy schools are state-funded schools in England which are directly funded by the Department for Education and independent of local authority control.