Executive Leadership Team

The Chief Executive and the Executive Team are responsible for delivering the strategy of the Chartered College of Teaching. Along with the Senior Management Team they oversee the day-to-day running of the Chartered College of Teaching.

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to becoming CEO of the Chartered College of Teaching, Professor Dame Alison Peacock was Executive Headteacher of The Wroxham School in Hertfordshire. Her career to date has spanned primary, secondary and advisory roles. In 2018, she became an Honorary Fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge, one of the first ever female Fellows admitted. She is also a Visiting Professor of both the University of Hertfordshire and Glyndwr University. 

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

AS COO, Jen Baxter leads a team covering a wide range of functions including Strategy, Finance, and Membership. Previously, Jen was Head of Strategy and Planning at Teach First, where she worked with the CEO, Board of Trustees and senior colleagues to develop and implement the organisational strategy. She also worked at CfBT (now Education Development Trust) as Head of Development and Strategy and was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte. She started her career as a teacher as part of the Teach First 2003 cohort and Head of MFL at Uxbridge High School.

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

A former English teacher, Cat Scutt’s roles have since focused on supporting teacher development both online and through face-to-face activities, with a particular focus on development through collaboration and through engagement with research and evidence. She has worked as a teacher and advisor in the state and independent sector, as well as in corporate learning and development.

Director of Membership

As Director Of Membership, Simon is responsible for growing our membership community and ensuring that our membership proposition continues to provide relevance and value for members. Simon has held similar roles within seven different Chartered membership bodies over the last 22 years and is passionate about great leadership and management - he is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). With a first degree in Drama and Literature, Life and Thought he still holds a strong passion for the creative arts.

Director of Finance

Jenny Tunbridge

Education & Research

Head of Professional Learning and Accreditation

Katy Chedzey

Head of Research

Lisa-Maria Muller

Head of Content

Alice Kirke

Curriculum Design Lead

Jenna Crittenden

Teacher Assessment Manager

Helen Barker

Publishing Manager

Phoebe Dry

Education and Research Project Specialist

Vic Cook

Education Content Specialist

Beth O’Brien

Customer Service Administrator

Akin Omobitan

Teacher Development Support Officer

Charlotte Meyrick

Content Editor

George Moran

Resources & Growth

Associate Director Strategy and Operations

Miriam Davey

HR Manager & PA to Dame Alison Peacock

Keeley Josling

Governance & Project Manager

Jane Anderson

 Data and Platform Specialist

Kieran Briggs

Accounts Assistant

Cassandra Sims


Lead Developer

Malone Pinder

Head of Partnerships

Jonny Goggs

Marketing and Communications Manager

Roisin McAteer

Membership Manager

Alessandra Biella

Events and Membership Officer

Precious Femi-Ogunyemi

Partnerships Manager

Sara-Jane Ladums

Marketing and Communications Officer

Grayce Collis

Membership Development Officer

Azmiri Khair

Marketing and Communications Officer

Jade Charles


We are a growing organisation and want to encourage those who are motivated by our mission to join our team when the opportunity arises. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and encourage you to apply for any new roles even if you are not an expert in absolutely all areas. Please apply and let us decide!