David has over 45 years experience working in education, 21 of those years as a secondary school Headteacher leading an ‘outstanding’ school.  Over this period David trained as an Ofsted inspector and was designated a National Leader In Education.  David was a founder member of the Faringdon Academy of Schools (now the Faringdon Learning Trust) and appointed as the Executive Headteacher.

David is currently working as a School Improvement partner for the River Learning Trust.  David is passionate about school improvement and enhancing the life chances of all young people.  He believes in sharing best practices across schools and combined with his love of travel, has studied education systems in Singapore, Finland, Australia and Poland.

Date of appointment: July 2019

Membership Type: Founding Member