CEO, LEO Academy Trust
Phillip has been the CEO of the LEO Academy Trust since its formation in June 2015, having also held the role of Executive Headteacher at Cheam Common Junior Academy. Prior to that, he was Headteacher at Cheam Park Farm Junior Academy for six years. Having begun his career in education as a teaching assistant at Avenue Primary School in Belmont in 2001, Phillip remained at the school until 2010, covering a variety of roles from class teacher to deputy headteacher. He is now a senior partner in the national school improvement network, Challenge Partners and is a member of the Teaching & Learning Advisory Board at LGfL. Phillip specialises in school improvement, PedTech and assistive technology. Outside of education, Phillip is the Chair of Trustees for the Sutton United Foundation.