Our people

Director of the Education Leadership Academy

Our experts

Advisers and guest speakers

Andy Argyle
Senior Partner KPMG

Dr Kulvarn Atwal
Headteacher
Highlands Primary School

Mr Sajid Gulzar OBE
Chief Executive Officer
Prince Albert Community Trust

Ms Emma Knights
Chief Executive Officer
National Governance Association (NGA)

Ms Priya Lakani OBE
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Century Tech

Dr Bev Mabey
Chief Executive Officer
Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust

Heath Monk
CEO The King Edwards Foundation

Mrs Ava Sturridge Packer CBE
National Leader of Education & former Headteacher
St Mary’s CofE Primary School Handsworth

Dame Rachel de Souza
Chief Executive Officer
Inspiration Trust

Sir Mike Tomlinson
Former HMCI and DfE Commissioner for Birmingham

Mr Colin Townsend
Principal
University of Birmingham School

Mr Les Walton CBE
Chair
Association of Education Advisers