Trustee

Bill is chief executive of Paradigm Trust and an ex officio director. Bill has almost 20 years’ experience of working with schools (both primary and secondary) across a wide range of roles: headteacher; chair of governors; trustee of a multi-academy trust; company secretary and, latterly, as chief operating officer for Paradigm Trust.

As a headteacher, Bill brought his school out of special measures, delivered a step change in pupil outcomes and achieved an outstanding inspection judgment for leadership and management. Prior to his teaching career, Bill worked for three years within a global IT strategy consultancy. He has also held various roles within the Department for Education, including working as a policy fellow, with a particular focus on developing a school-led system; inspection reform and workload reduction.

Bill is a passionate advocate of Paradigm’s vision of giving children the educational opportunities they deserve, and a firm believer that the key to great outcomes is great teaching.

 

Appointed: 20th June 2018

Term of office: 4 years

Business and pecuniary interests:

  1. CEO and director, Paradigm Trust - since March 2018
  2. Unpaid member of the customer advisory board at Levett Consultancy (an IT firm) - since January 2016

 

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