Colin Powell
Member of the Education & Standards Committee

Colin is the Director of Education for the Southwark Diocese Board of Education. He became Director of Education in September 2013. He was previously Assistant Director, specialising in school effectiveness.

Colin has a vast amount of experience in the education system, working as a Primary Adviser, School Improvement Partner, Section 48 Inspector, National Strategy Consultant Leader and a Local Authority Inspector. Colin also has ten years of experience as a Head Teacher, taking a school to ‘Outstanding’ in all areas. He has taught in both community and Church of England schools after graduating from University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics and Music.

He has experience of developing and delivering a range of training programmes around leadership, school effectiveness, governance and teaching and learning.