Sir Peter Birkett (Chair)
Peter has spent over 30 years in the education sector having first trained as a teacher at Huddersfield Polytechnic, before progressing to become a Principal and CEO in both the state and independent sectors. Peter pioneered the UK’s first FE College Multi Academy Trust, has been a Government advisor, Chair and he is Director on several National Boards. He is a member of the Worshipful Company of Educators and a trained OFSTED inspector. In 2012 he was knighted as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his Services to Education and continues to present at national and international conferences around the world.