30 May John ClarkChair of the Central Governing Board
John’s working life has been in education, initially in a further education college then in higher education. He taught leadership, change management and research methods in a Business School and held a senior post managing research staff and students. John still supervises a small number of doctoral candidates. When his daughter attended a Camden school John became active as a governor and then chaired the Governing Body for many years, working with two Headteachers. This led to him becoming a National Leader of Governance and External Reviewer of Governance. In these roles he has advised a number of governing bodies, chairs and Headteachers and for a period was a Chair at a secondary school in difficulty.