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Parents & Teachers for Excellence is a movement led by a group of education professionals with a track record of improving children's lives - and by enthusiastic parents that believe all children deserve the best education possible. A list of our Advisory Council Members is below...

  • Tom Bennett

    Founder of ResearchEd and Chair of the Department for Education Behaviour Group

  • Sandra Clark

    Parent at West London Free School

  • Christine Counsell

    Independent Education Consultant; former Director of Education at Inspiration Trust

  • Anthony Denny

    Chair of Governors at Jane Austen College

  • Claire Heald

    Standards Director at Inspiration Trust

  • Karl Hoods

    Chair of Governors at Harris Academy Beckenham

  • Hywel Jones

    Deputy Director of Education for Cambridgeshire at Astrea Trust

  • Michaela Khatib

    Executive Head at Cobham Free School

  • Barnaby Lenon

    Chair of Governors at the London Academy of Excellence

  • Stuart Lock

    CEO, Advantage Schools

  • Michael Merrick

    Executive Headteacher at St. Ninian Catholic Federation & St Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School

  • Helena Mills

    CEO at Burnt Mill Academy Trust

  • Munira Mirza

    Director of No 10 Policy Unit

  • Dan Moynihan

    CEO at Harris Federation

  • Libby Nicholas

    MD at Dukes Federation

  • Sara Noel

    Parent & Governor at Cottenham Village College

  • Martyn Oliver

    CEO at Outwood Grange Academies Trust

  • Robert Peal

    Deputy Head at West London Free School and author of Knowing History textbooks for Collins

  • Jonathan Porter

    Deputy Head at Michaela Community School

  • Bruno Reddy

    Maths Social Entrepreneur & former Head of Maths at King Solomon Academy

  • Martin Robinson

    Educationalist & author of Trivium21c

  • Mark Rose

    Governor at Inspiration Trust Great Yarmouth Primary Academy

  • Tony Sewell

    Founder of Generating Genius

  • Jonathan Simons

    Head of Education Practice, Policy First

  • Luke Sparkes

    Executive Principal at Dixons Trinity Academy

  • David Thomas

    Deputy Head & Strategy Director at Inspiration Trust

  • Alex Wade

    Parent and Chair of Governors at Fulham Boys School

  • Peter Walsh

    Parent at Greenwich Free School

  • Claire Ward

    Parent at Cobham Free School

  • Rachel Wolf

    Founder of The New Schools Network & Former Special Advisor to the Prime Minister for Education

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