Ms. Delfino’s career is firmly rooted in the public sector where she held leadership roles in highly urban and challenging contexts, where she developed transformation through curriculum and enrichment programmes.
She had the responsibility of leading groups of schools in the development of Able and Talented programmes. Within schools she ran SEN and EAL teams using innovative and inclusive approaches to the education of young people. Through her work with an academy chain she developed CEIAG and enterprise across twenty plus academies.
She has a proven track record in enterprise and entrepreneurial education at school, regional, national and international levels. Through her work in enterprise education she achieved national recognition, receiving the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion. In 2011 she was awarded the MBE for Services to Education.