Our Associate Team are a mixed bunch! We are former and serving head teachers, system leaders, current senior leaders and an executive coach, our roles cover primary, special and secondary phases and executive coaching of MAT personnel.

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Jan Rudge

Jan is an independent leadership consultant, facilitator of leadership programmes and leadership coach, and Director of Leadership Edge. Read more... 

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Hayley Guest

Hayley is an Accredited Leadership Edge Coach, Local Leader in Education (LLE) and in her second Headship, having been a Headteacher for 9 years. Read more...

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Mel Glazzard

Melanie is an independent consultant in Education and leadership, facilitator of training for Specialist leaders of Education, leadership coach and mentor and director of MGlazzard Education Ltd Read more...

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Wendy Jackson

Wendy is an Accredited Leadership Edge Coach, facilitator, Assistant Head, SLE and SENCO. She has been teaching for thirteen years and involved in coaching for the last nine years. Read more...

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Helen Drinkwater

Helen is an Accredited Leadership Edge Coach, Deputy Head Teacher and SLE.  She has been teaching for 11 years and involved with mentoring and coaching for 6 years.


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Catherine Hulme

Catherine is a qualified Wellbeing and Executive coach with experience as a Secondary English Teacher and Assistant Headteacher in charge of Teaching and Learning.


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Christopher Randall

Chris is an independent consultant working in both mainstream and special education. He currently supports a school delivering the recruitment and mention strand of a DfE funded programme coaching recently qualified teachers.


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Wendy Garrard

Wendy has over 25 years of Headship experience, and continues to serve education as a
Professional Tutor and Associate at The University of Cambridge, Read more...


Mike Wilkes

Mike has 19 years’ senior leadership experience, having been initially a senior teacher (Director of Studies), then Deputy Head teacher with responsibility for Pastoral Care and Inclusion.

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Suneta Bagri

Suneta is a certified Wellbeing and Performance Coach, working with teachers, school leaders and head teachers. Read more...

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Sue Webb

Sue has a wealth of experience in the education sector, as a teacher, school leader and now as a Leadership and Team Coach. Read more...


Anthony Welch

Anthony has coached others with a range of experience and backgrounds during a career in education spanning over two decades. Read more...

Justyn Waterman

Justyn Waterman

Justyn is a qualified Transformative and Career Coach with 15 years of experience as a Primary School Teacher, Middle Leader. Read more...


Carl Elder

Carl has been involved in teaching and school leadership for over 15 years, Read more...

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Seema Sethi

Seema is an accredited ILM Level 7 Executive Coach and Mentor, with 25 years’ experience of working in secondary education. Read more...


Carol May

Carol is an Independent Consultant and Accredited Executive Coach and Mentor,
with over two decades of experience of working in the educational sector. Read more...

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Daniel Smith

Dan is our Leadership Edge illustrator. He trained in art and design and his work will be featured each month on The Monthly Coach newsletter.


Stephen Joseph

Stephen manages the administration, marketing and website for Leadership Edge, and has worked in education, business, design and film.