Dr Margaret Wilson retired from her role as CEO of Zenith Multi Academy Trust in August 2021. She is currently working for Ormiston Academies Trust as a Regional Director of Education for the south region.
She is an NLE who was an NPQH tutor and assessor. She has been headteacher and executive head of two large 11-18 schools in London and Essex, moving The King John School to Outstanding. She has a strong track record in supporting schools in challenging circumstances and was an adviser to the DfE’s academies division seconded for two days a week during a three year period.
Margaret was also a member of the Regional Steering Group and a non-executive director of Pearson Education Ltd for 12 years and is Vice Chair of Anglia Ruskin University Board and Chair of the University’s Standards Committee. In 2019 Margaret was honoured with a CBE in the New Year’s Honours.
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