Board of Trustees

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 now works as one of the founding directors of Challenge Partners.

Dame Sue John is supported by her fellow trustees:


James Turner

Deputy Chief Executive, Education Endowment Foundation


Matthew Hood

Education Charity Director & Assistant Headteacher at Heysham High School

Russell Hobby

General Secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers

Ben Williams

Associate, Bank of Tokyo

Sally Boyle

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Professor Ella Ritchie CBE

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Newcastle University

Charity Patron

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood