Key Actors

The following pages provide short profiles of the key actors involved in supporting – financially, ideologically, and strategically – the academies project.

To understand how these actors work in collaboration, take a look at the Mapping Project.

Philip Harris – Lord

The following profiles are currently being developed:

Future Academy Chain
David Ross Education Trust Academy Chain
Meller Educational Trust Academy Chain
Floreat Education Academy Chain
Emmanuel Schools Foundation Academy Chain
Harris Federation Academy Chain
AET Academy Chain
United Learning Academy Chain
Ark Schools Academy Chain
Inspiration Trust Academy Chain
Ormiston Academies Trust Academy Chain
Natalie Evans Baroness
Sally Morgan Baroness
News Corp Business
Amplify Business
The Public Interest Foundation Charity
New Schools Network Charity
WDI Consulting Consultancy Firm
Pearson Education Company
GEMS Education Education Company
Marshall Wallace Investment Group
Sovereign Capital Investment Group
Portland PR Lobbying Group
Parents and Teachers for Excellence Lobbying Group
Philip Harris Lord
James O’Shaughnessy Lord
Stanley Fink Lord
Michael Gove MP
Nick Gibb MP
David Laws MP
The Varkey Foundation Organization
Peter Vardy Person
James Kempton Person
Jon Moynihan Person
Ian Wace Person
David Tibble Person
Venessa Willms OBE Person
Linda Farrant Person
Paul Marshall Person
John Cridland CBE Person
Sunny Varkey Person
Arpad Busson Person
Rachel Wolf Person
Michael Platt Person
James Frayne Person
Nick Hudson Person
John Hughes Person
John Nash Person
David Hoare Person
David Meller Person
Rupert Murdoch Person
Alan Howard Person
Theodore Agnew Person
Michael Barber Person
David Ross Person
Julius Weinberg Person
Joel Klein Person
Sir Robin Bosher Person
Rachel de Souza Person
Paul Snell CBE Person
Amanda Spielman Person
Michael Wilshaw Person
Conservative Party Political Party
Lib Dems Political Party
Harper Collins Publisher
Ofqual Regulator
Ofsted Regulator
Policy Exchange Think Tank
Academy Ambassadors Think Tank
CentreForum Think Tank
American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Think Tank
Education Policy Institute Think Tank
Centre for Policy Studies Think Tank