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Brett Wigdortz
Founder
TeachFirst

Brett Wigdortz OBE is the CEO of Tiney.co, a new digital platform aiming to grow, support and improve the quality of childminders and small nurseries in the UK. Prior to Tiney.co, Brett launched, built and ran Teach First from its conception in 2002 until October 2017, building it into one of the UK’s leading movements to tackle education inequality. Wigdortz is Co-Founder and a trustee of Teach For All, a network of more than 45 Teach First partner programs in countries all over the world. He is a trustee of Teach First Israel, was the vice chair of the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation Education Advisory Group and is a judge of the Varkey Foundation’s $1 million Global Teacher Prize. He also helped found and is on the board of the Fair Education Alliance. Since stepping down as CEO of Teach First to become Founder & Honorary President of the charity, Wigdortz has also been working with Jamie Oliver to help him develop a national alliance to halve youth obesity by 2030. In July last year, HM The Queen appointed Brett Wigdortz as chair of the National Citizen Service Trust on the advice of the Privy Council and on a recommendation from the Prime Minister.

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Brett Wigdortz
Brett Wigdortz
TeachFirst