Our team

Meet the team

All of the training and support we deliver to partnerships is through a core team of experienced education consultants (SPP Associates) who have a background in school improvement and who work with partnerships of schools, MATs, TSAs and local systems to develop high quality and robust peer review practice.


Maggie Farrar

Lead Associate

Maggie Farrar is a Lead Associate for the Schools Partnership Programme, having previously worked with the National College for School Leadership for over 10 years Read more

Niki Thomas


Formerly a primary Headteacher, Niki has substantial experience of working on collaborative school improvement Read more

Pam Butterfield


Pam Butterfield has been integral to the development and delivery of peer review training for Education Development Trust. Read more

Jane Creasy


Jane is an independent consultant with experience of educational leadership at school and national level. Read more

Vanessa Huws Jones


Vanessa has a wealth of experience from 16 years of teaching, including 9 years' Headship where her school was judged by Ofsted to have made ‘outstanding progress’ under her leadership. Read more