Member Name Brief Biography


David Bealing

Appointed August 2020

  • Chief Operations Officer for School MAT in UAE 

  • Previously Managing Director of IT company that worked with 4000+ UK schools and provides education-focused IT services enabling teaching and learning as well as safeguarding children

  • Experienced in blue chip, fast moving competitive, branded industries for Coca Cola, Paramount Pictures and Rank Group

  • Successfully completed strategy best practice at Cranfield Business School. Marketing trained at the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

John Botterill

Appointed September 2016

  • Retired Consultant Civil and Structural Engineer 

  • Experience of staffing and contract administration. Particular interest in training and mentoring of young engineers.

  • 20 years experience as a School Governor 

  • Trustee of several local charities



Sheila Oviatt-Ham

Appointed September 2016


  • Former secondary headteacher with 14 years' successful headship experience of two comprehensive schools. 

  • Experienced school improvement professional, as a London LA inspector, school improvement partner and accredited national challenge advisor. Substantial experience of providing effective support and challenge to secondary and primary schools. 

  • Lead secondary inspector for a London borough for 5 years. 

  • Currently an education consultant, including working as school improvement partner to three London comprehensive schools.

  • Chair of Trustees of an Almshouse.


Diana Muallem

Appointed September 2016

  • School governor for over 20 years working with primary and secondary schools and academies

  • Independent Education Consultant specialising in post 16 and adult technical and vocational education policy, design and  assessment

  • Former modern languages teacher

  • Chair of Trustees, Mosaic Jewish Primary School.

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