About AOEA

Our Vision

Our vision is that every school, college and education provider has access to high-quality support, advice and challenge, which is independent and focused on improving outcomes for children, schools and their communities.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide an accredited quality standard, to offer continuous professional development and to create a community for those who support and challenge schools, colleges, and other education providers.

Meet the Board

Les Walton CBE

Executive Chair

Dame Kathy August

Board Member

Felicity Capey

Board Member

Albin Wallace

Board Member

Michele Sutton CBE

Board Member

Ian Potter

Board Member

Narinder Gill

Board Member

Country Observers

Clara Seery

Country Observer

Mary Lowery

Country Observer

Fiona Robertson

Country Observer

Tom Clark

Country Observer

Development Team

Tony Birch

Consultant

Tom Grieveson

Consultant

Tony Markowski

Consultant

Peter Parish

Consultant

Sean Cavan

Consultant

Steve Hodsman

Consultant

Ruth Mayes

Consultant

Sue Rivers

Consultant

Diane Greaves

Consultant

Ian Lane

Consultant

Kevin McDermid

Consultant

Angharad Roberts

Consultant

Ray Steele

Consultant

Eammon Whelan

Consultant

Operations Team

Gurdeep Baldwin

Director of Operations

Lauren Hanson

Professional Learning Officer & PA

Huseyin Cakir

Marketing Officer

Megan Liebnitz

Accreditation Officer

Our Partners