Our Team

Chair

David Woods CBE

David is Chair of LLS and also works as an Education Consultant with schools, local authorities and academy chains. David is...

Managing Director

Anita Kerwin-Nye

Anita Kerwin-Nye is Managing Director of LLS. Alongside day-to-day operational responsibility for LLS, Anita supports the...

Directors

Karen Willis

Karen Willis entered Headship nine years ago, and is currently the head of St James Church of England Primary School, a large...

Dame Sue John

Dame Sue John is the Executive Director at Challenge Partners and a Director of the London Leadership Strategy.  She was...

Mel Adams

Following a career spent teaching from nursery through to A Level in different schools in England, and a year teaching in...

Terry Molloy

Terry Molloy has had 36 years of experience in education and during this time he has had a track record of being a successful...

Vijita Patel

Vijita Patel is the Principal of Swiss Cottage School Development & Research Centre, a 2-19 Special Needs School in the...

Jacqueline Valin

Jackie Valin is Headteacher at Southfields Academy. She has 40 years of experience in education and has a proven track...

Pete White

Pete White is a Primary Director of The London Leadership Strategy, and was a Primary Headteacher in London for 25 years. Pete's...

Jo Dibb

Jo Dibb is currently Executive Headteacher of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, a large inner city girls’ school situated between...

Karen Giles

Karen Giles serves as Headteacher for Barham Primary School in Wembley, a position she has held for 13 years, where the...

Rob Carpenter

Rob Carpenter is Executive Headteacher of the Inspire Partnership in Royal Greenwich, made up of five local primary schools...

Sir Craig Tunstall

Sir Craig Tunstall is Chief Executive of Gipsy Hill Federation consisting of eight primary schools in South London. He...

Isabel Ramsay

Isabel Ramsay is the Executive Headteacher of Bandon Hill Primary School in South West London. She is a National Leader of...

Programme Leads

David Bartram OBE

David Bartram is Director for SEND at the London Leadership Strategy. He has visited and worked with over two hundred SEND...

Rachel Macfarlane

Rachel is the Principal of Isaac Newton Academy in Ilford, in the London borough of Redbridge. The school is a new non-...

Gina Newman

Gina Newman is currently the Headteacher at Northside, a successful primary school of approximately 300 based in North Finchley...

Damian McBeath

Damian McBeath is Executive Principal of three academies in West London; Ark Bentworth, Ark Conway and Ark Swift. He was the...

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