Chair, The Foundation for Education Development
Carl is Chief Executive of the City Learning Trust; a 3 to 19 Academy Trust in Staffordshire. He is also Chair of the Foundation for Education Development (FED). He has regional, national and international experience in education strategy, leadership development and school to school improvement. In a career spanning 26 years in teaching, 18 of them in senior leadership, Carl has worked in a range of schools and organisations across a number of settings. Further to this, Carl was ASCL President in 2017-2018 and between 2009 and 2011, was part of the Prime Minister's Talent & Enterprise Taskforce. He has also advised the Number 10 policy unit on several aspects of education.