Hilary has held a range of senior positions in the Civil Service, including more than a decade at the Department for Education, and leading the transformation of Civil Service Learning.
Chief Partnerships Officer
Ian has worked in non-profits for over ten years, managing programmes to address disadvantage for children and communities in the UK, India and East Africa. Before joining Ambition in 2015 he worked for Ark and the Gatsby Foundation. He is a former strategy consultant and has been a school governor since 2007.
Executive Director of Learning Design and Teaching
Marie leads all programme design at Ambition Institute. She also leads our teaching faculty, and the professional development of all academic staff. Marie is a former teacher, school leader, Head of Ark Teacher Training and also worked at Canterbury Christ Church University.
Chief Operating Officer
Kimberly has over 20 years' experience working in the higher education sector, having worked in various operational roles in public and private institutions, such as MIT, Imperial College London, Hult International Business School, TES Global and most recently at Navitas.
Executive Director of School Leadership
Tom leads our programmes for school leaders. He is a member of his regional Headteacher Board, trustee of a local MAT, and author of ‘Wholesome Leadership’. Tom is a former headteacher and education director. He is also founder of a charity supporting families affected by Down’s Syndrome.