Movers & Shakers, Politics

Movers & Shakers: Who’s new this week?

Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving

Fiona Morris, Acting principal, Bacon’s College

Start date: September 2017
Previous job: Vice-principal for teaching and learning at Bacon’s College
Interesting fact: Fiona is the first ever female principal at the school.


John Wilkinson, Chief executive, Richmond West Schools Trust

Start date: October 2017
Previous job: Headteacher at Elmgreen School, Lambeth
Interesting fact: John once met David Bowie and even travelled to New York to see him in concert.


Frances Soul, National director of education, Academies Enterprise Trust

Start date: December 2017
Previous job: Vice-president for efficacy improvement at Pearson
Interesting fact: Frances loves to spend holidays on two wheels, most recently cycling across Europe and riding the Pacific Highway
on a Harley.


David Hatchett, National director of secondary, Academies Enterprise Trust

Start date: December 2017
Previous job: Regional director of education at E-ACT academy trust
Interesting fact: David was a Games Maker volunteer during the London 2012 Olympic Games.


Matt Lent, CEO, Future First

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Director of partnerships and policy at UK Youth
Interesting fact: Matt enjoys regular camping trips with family and friends, and is never happier than when taking part in water-based sport and activities.


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