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 executive Director of Challenge Partners.
Dame Sue John is supported by her fellow trustees:


James Turner

Chief Executive, The Sutton Trust


Matthew Hood

Chief Education Officer, Ambition Institute

Russell Hobby

CEO, Teach First

Ben Williams

Head of Transactions, Bioenergy Infrastructure Group

John Timothy

Chief Executive, Portman Group

Dr John Munns

Undergraduate Admissions Tutor, Magdalene College, Cambridge

Caroline Jane Carter

Solicitor of the Higher Courts (non-practicing)

Franklin Walding

Investment Management, AKO Capital LLP

Dr Josephine Valentine OBE

CEO, Danes Educational Trust