David has worked in schools for over 30 years and for the last 16 years has combined national, strategic and consultancy roles with several Executive Headships.
After teaching in some very challenging urban secondary schools he became one of the first Executive Head teachers in the UK in 2004. David progressed to local government where he was Executive Director of Education (119 schools) & Children’s Services and also Executive Director for ICT & Procurement.
For the past 5 years David has been a consultant advising national organisations and working in leadership roles to resolve particularly complex organisational problems in education. David’s an expert on educational leadership and improving schools and systems. He’s passionate about improving the lives of young people through education & continues to practice as a headteacher.