Anna has over 30 years of experience in education as a teacher, manager and senior leader, working predominantly in inner city London boroughs. She has worked across three education sectors including secondary schools, post 16 and HE, and held varied senior management and leadership positions, up to and including Principal level. Anna’s expertise includes leadership and governance, organisational development, teacher professional learning, quality assessment and improvement. In her different roles, Anna’s focus has been the continuous professional growth and development of staff in tandem with the imperative to improve teaching, learning and assessment practice. Anna has also led significant curriculum change in academic and vocational provision, this has enhanced her knowledge and understanding of different subject requirements and pedagogic practice. Anna maintains an active interest in academic and practitioner educational research, in particular, how the insights gained can be used to enhance and support leaders’ and teachers’ day to day practice.