Stronger Leaders, Stronger Teachers, Stronger Schools

Michael Harpham - Director

Michael is an experienced headteacher, school leader, teacher, consultant and coach. 

He began his studies at the Royal Academy of Music, has two Master’s in Leadership & Management and is completing a Doctorate with the University of Greenwich, specialising in senior leadership team development.  Thus, he is able to bring significant authority and ability to the training of school leaders.  

With twenty-five years’ teaching experience, fourteen of those at senior leadership level in a broad range of inner and outer London secondary schools, he is also able to bring extensive educational and leadership experience to your school. 

Based on past experience, key areas of expertise he is able to offer include: strategic and operational leadership; improving systems, processes and policies; Expansion; improving assessment practice; leadership and staff training and development; driving staff performance; change management; safeguarding & pastoral leadership and communications & marketing. 

Simon Wilson - Associate

Simon is an experienced business leader, consultant and leadership coach. 

With an MSc in Organisational Behaviour and a BA (Hons) Politics and Philosophy, Simon is well qualified in leadership support and training.

Bringing his expertise from the world of business to education, over the past 25 years he has contributed to the people, leadership and organisation development agenda.

In particular, he has been successful in, and enjoyed a variety of development, consultancy and operational roles in major organisations including Rolls-Royce, Transport for London and the Armed Forces. 

These roles have given him significant experience and insight into a diverse range of business challenges in the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, North America and Asia.

The diversity of his experience means that he is able to fuse methodologies and tools from the world of problem solving and lean / six-sigma and project management with concepts from organisation behaviour, occupational psychology, learning theory and leadership development.to help drive sustainable improvement.

His passion is helping people to make a difference and his key areas of expertise are in change and improvement, team and leadership development and talent / succession management.

Member of Association of School and College Leaders

Member of British Educational Research Association

Michael Harpham

Simon Wilson

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