By providing an international British approach combined with local values we aim to create an environment which fosters collaboration, promotes academic confidence and at its core supports improved educational opportunities and outcomes for children and young people.
Working in partnership with schools, universities and governments we provide quality provision and expert advice for sustainable educational transformation.
Through an effective evaluation process, we support clients in the identification of their needs and priorities and create impactful solutions that build future capability and capacity.
Our team has significant experience across the varied education sector both in the UK and globally including leading government education reform initiatives, school business start-ups and education advice and consultancy.
Professor Angus Laing was appointed Dean of Lancaster University Management School in October 2015. In addition to his role leading the School, he is the past Chair of the Association of Business Schools and is a Director of Nurture HE.
Professor Laing was previously Dean of Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics. He has also held posts at University of Glasgow Business School, where he was Head of School, and at the Open University Business School, where he was Director of Research.
As Dean at Loughborough Business School he was responsible for developing the research base and teaching performance of the school.
An experienced international leader with extensive board level experience
who has worked in Higher Education, Education system reform, HR transformation and
cultural relations with national governments and senior policy makers.
He has led multi-disciplinary teams on global programmes, led the UK National Agency for Socrates and the UK National Commission for UNESCO.
He was the British Council global lead for education and has served as Country Director for Thailand, Nigeria, South China and Pakistan and has worked extensively on projects China, Europe and the USA. Peter is skilled in managing complex partnerships, led large system wide reform programmes in Higher and Secondary Education, driven large scale HR transformation projects, managed Board reform and has a track record of success in a competitive environment.
Simon has worked in the UK state education system for nearly 20 years as both a teacher, head of department and a senior leader. Starting his career in internet development, he moved to train as a teacher, securing his first position at a grammar school in Kent where he quickly progressed to lead the ICT department.
He Worked as the assistant and subsequently deputy head of the world famous BRIT school for Performing Art and Technology in South London, developing their curriculum offer and improving their use of data. Most recently, he was the inaugural principal at a new University Technical College with a focus on Media and the Arts, based in West London.
Simon has an excellent understanding of how schools function and operate and is an expert in delivering sustainable change to improve student progress.
Mikala is an experienced CIPD qualified HR professional. Mikala previously held the position of HR Manager at Santander Asset Management. Her 7 years’ experience within HR has primarily been within financial services.
As Head of HR Mikala is responsible for providing strategic advice and driving forward the people agenda. Mikala supports the business by leading on all employee relations matters, talent management, performance management and business change.
Henry has worked in digital marketing for over ten years. His experience spans the charity sector, travel, hospitality, oil and gas and banking industries.
Henry is a certfied Master CIW Designer and Digital Marketing Expert. He has occupied roles as online marketing manager and creative director. He is responsible for building our online presence to attract the best quality candidates in our specialist market.
As the resident expert for all things digital, Henry enjoys sharing his expertise to the rest of the team and making a difference in schools and universities and how they communicate in the modern world.
Shaun has 7 years experience working across Strategy Consultancy and M&A. He worked at Accenture on Commercial Due Diligence mandates for prospective cross-border, corporate and private equity acquisitions.
Following this he was part of a sector agnostic team, executing sell-side mandates for RSM Corporate Finance LLP. Shaun is a Barrister-At-Law and holds an M.B.A from Imperial College London. He graduated in Law from King’s College London.