CHEAD is registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation with the Registered Charity Number 1174589. CHEAD’s primary object is to advance education for the public benefit by promoting knowledge and understanding of art and design within higher education institutions.

CHEAD’s work is supported by our governance structure and by the commitment of its Trustees who lead our strategic priorities and uphold our Charitable Objectives.

CHEAD operates in accordance with the objects enshrined in its Constitution, which is compliant with the legal framework of CIOs as set out in the Charity Act 2011 (and in further regulations).

Any changes to the Constitution are put before the membership for approval. The Board of Trustees is charged with the strategic and operational management of the Charity on behalf of the membership.


CHEAD is supported by three Directors covering: Policy, External Relations, EDI, Membership and Operations.

CHEAD Trustees

Our Board of Trustees are passionate about art and design higher education and are responsible for shaping CHEAD’s future and programme

Joining Our Board of Trustees

We are looking for people who can help us continue to grow our reach, influence and impact.

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