Independent School Parent
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Meet the experts sharing their years of educational experience
is CEO of COBIS, which works with and supports students, teachers, leaders, support staff and governors from high-quality British international schools in more than 80 countries around the world.
has been Headmistress at Newton Prep in Battersea since September 2013. Educated at grammar school herself, she started out her impressive teaching career honing her classroom craft in state schools.
is the Boarding Schools’ Association’s Chief Operating Officer, overseeing media, marketing, sponsorship, finance and HR facilities. Aileen is a member of BSA’s senior leadership team.
is Communications Manager for AMCIS, the Association for Admissions, Marketing and Communications in Independent Schools. Previously, she led communications for the Girls’ Schools Association and has been director of external relations for a large independent school.
is a publisher specialising in education and heritage, having previously worked as Director of Marketing at Mayfield School, and for more than 12 years as Director of Marketing Services at the British Tourist Authority.
SIR ANTHONY SELDON
is a contemporary historian and political author. He’s the Emeritus Professor of the University of Buckingham and was the 13th Master of Wellington College in Berkshire from 2006 to 2015.
joined the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) as Communications Manager in 2017, bringing with him more than 15 years’ experience in education sector communications.
joined Canford in 2013 as Headmaster from Christ’s Hospital, where he was Senior Deputy Head. He’s currently Vice-Chair of the HMC’s Professional Development sub-committee.
has been a Head for 12 years, first at The British School of Brussels, and now at The Grammar School at Leeds. She has a particular interest in the three-to18-years educational journey, as well as the benefits of multicultural and international learning environments for children.
DR HELEN WRIGHT
is a former President of the Girls’ Schools Association and Vice-Chair of the independent Schools Council, with three major headships under her belt. Since 2014, she has worked in international education and advises, recruits and coaches senior leaders in schools all over the world.
is an independent school governor and Chairman of the Business Marketing Awards.