Our Chair – Tim Coulson
Tim has a strong record in local education, as Director of Education at Essex County Council and lead education officer at both Reading Borough Council and the London Borough of Camden. Until 2017 Tim was the Regional Schools Commissioner for the East of England and North East London, a key role in tackling educational under-performance.
Partnership board members
Adrian Ball, Chief Operating Officer for the Inspiration Trust.
Corrienne Peasgood, Principal of City College Norwich. Corrienne leads on the OA’s Post-16 strategy.
Jo Philpott, Headteacher of City of Norwich School. Jo chairs the Opportunity Area’s Secondary Headteachers’ group.
Anna Frazer, Head of Employer Engagement, The Careers and Enterprise Company.
Professor Richard Andrews, Head of the School of Education at The University of East Anglia.
Sebastian Gasse, Head of Education Participation, Infrastructure and Partnership Service, Norfolk County Council.
Kirsten Francis, Head of Locality for South Norfolk and Norwich City Healthy Child Programme. Children and Young People’s Health Services Norfolk.
Bob Cronk, Director of Neighbourhoods, Norwich City Council.
The Partnership Board meets termly and meetings are also attended by the Regional Schools Commissioner, and the Department for Education Head of Delivery and Area Lead, who advise and support the partnership board.