Jo Malone, Director of Education, Persona Education, UK

A career devoted to education. Passionate about the transformative power of education. 14 years at the chalk face and then 13 years supporting teachers, young people, school leaders, programme and curriculum designers, influencers and policy makers with educational initiatives. Ten years of successful programme design, curriculum development, training and capacity building at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change working across networks of stakeholders including thousands of educators, educational leaders and government officials across 60 plus countries.

Fundamental to the innovation, scaling and embedding of a pioneering ten-year global education programme. Currently being greedy with two fabulous jobs: working for an EdTech company, Persona Education, supporting curriculum, instructional design, pedagogy and onboarding. As a member of the Executive team for the Foundation for Education Development I have project managed a significant consultation process involving over 250 high level stakeholders across a variety of sectors and led on the report writing for FED’s Second National Report.