Movers & Shakers, Politics

Movers & Shakers: Who’s new this week?

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

Kit Davies, Interim CEO, Hart Learning Group

Start date: December 2017
Previous job: Principal, North Hertfordshire College
Interesting fact: Kit is an accomplished French horn player and adrenaline junkie, who practices extreme sports in his spare time.


Gavin Horgan, Headmaster, Millfield School

Start date: September 2018
Previous job: Headmaster, Worksop College
Interesting fact: Earlier in his career, Gavin spent time working internationally in schools in Sri Lanka and Argentina.


Kafilat Agboola, Director of Atlas (teacher development), Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Vice-principal, Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College
Interesting fact: Kafilat has led several youth heritage, arts and international development projects in the UK and around the world, and helped draft the national youth policy for Kenya.


Claire Tao, Headmistress, Merchant Taylors Girls’ School

Start date: April 2018
Previous job: Deputy head, City of London School for Girls
Interesting fact: Claire started her career in industry and has an MSc in personnel management and industrial relations.


David Wickes, Headmaster, Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School

Start date: September 2018
Previous job: Deputy headmaster, Warwick School
Interesting fact: He enjoys travelling in Europe, visiting the theatre and watching most sports including following the ups and downs of Southampton FC.


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