Biographical Details

  • Elected National President of Association of Teachers and Lecturers – Junior Vice President (2010), Senior Vice President (2011), National President (2012) Immediate Past President (2013)
  • Over 30 years classroom experience
  • Former ATL Executive member
  • ATL Brent branch secretary
  • Former NUT Executive member, Outer London
  • Former Secretary, Brent Teachers Association, previously Branch President, Health and Safety Officer, Parliamentary Campaigns Officer
  • National Council member, and former Trustee, of Teacher Support Network
  • Whistleblower on Head’s unlawful bonuses
  • Member on Faith Schools Working Group, Salaries and Membership Committees and Academies Task Group
  • Organising Secretary UNIFY and a member of all three teacher unions
  • Former Chair Brent Council’s Corporate Health & Safety Committee
  • Fellow of the Royal Institution
  • Presented teachers case in the national press, radio and TV
  • Organiser of national joint union Health and Safety Conferences at Wembley Stadium