Board of Trustees


Dame Sue John

Our outstanding board of Trustees is chaired by Dame Sue John, former Head Teacher at Lampton School, Hounslow and non-executive Director at the Department for Education. Sue is now the exectuive Director of Challenge Partners.
Dame Sue John is supported by her fellow trustees:


James Turner

Deputy Chief Executive, Education Endowment Foundation


Matthew Hood

Chief Executive, Institute for Teaching

Russell Hobby

CEO Designate, Teach First

Ben Williams

Senior Associate, Bank of Tokyo

Professor Ella Ritchie OBE

Emeritus Deputy Vice Chancellor, Newcastle University

Dr Jo Saxton

CEO and Founder, Turner Schools

John Timothy

Chief Executive, Portman Group

Charity Patron

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood