Heidi currently works as a Senior Education Advisor for FFT Education Ltd, a leading non-profit independent provider of education data for schools in the UK. In this nationwide role, she supports local authorities, Dioceses and Multi-Academy Trusts in the use of insightful data and analysis to improve outcomes for children and young people. A key part of her advisor role is to ensure she keeps abreast of changes in the national education landscape and their impact on school improvement strategies.
Prior to her role at FFT Education, Heidi gained a wealth of education experience working for a local authority and schools in Nottingham and surrounding areas. She also completed a secondment at the Department for Education, supporting the training and business requirements of a national school data system. In addition, Heidi also held a Chair role for a national education data consortium where she provided strategic direction and leadership.
Having worked with the Diocese of Birmingham for several years, Heidi is looking forward to applying her professional skills and knowledge in a trustee capacity.