Damian Owen

Mr D. Owen, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Manchester Education Trust
Damian is an LLE with more than 25 years’ experience of teaching and leadership in a range of settings, working in some of the most deprived areas of the country to turn around the performance of failing schools, as well as moving Good schools to Outstanding status.

Role: Chief Executive Officer

He has held numerous roles as both a headteacher and as the first Executive Principal of Greater Manchester Learning Trust.

As Chief Executive Officer of Greater Manchester Education Trust he is tasked with growth and development of the Trust and developing excellence in the educational experience of children across its schools. He was a member of the Ofsted Focus Group for schools in challenging circumstances, developing the ways in which schools are inspected. Mr Owen holds the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) and the National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL) and is an accredited Pupil Premium Reviewer. He has provided a range of successful school to school support and development across the Greater Manchester area.

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