Our Team

Patrons

Sir Tim Brighouse

Professor Sir Tim Brighouse was the first appointed Commissioner for London Schools and then Chief Advisor between 2002...

Baroness Estelle Morris

Estelle started her career in education as a teacher in an inner city comprehensive school where she taught for 18...

Chair

David Woods CBE

David Woods is Chair of London Leadership Strategy and also works as an Education Consultant with schools, local authorities...

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

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...

Jacqueline Valin

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

Rachel Macfarlane

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

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...

Damian McBeath

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

Programme Leads

Mel Adams

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

Alex Clark

Alex Clark is Executive Head of Cirrus Primary Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust established in June 2015 and currently with...

Simon Knight

Simon is Director of Whole School SEND, a consortium of schools, parents, young people and charitable organisations dedicated...

Gina Newman

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

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