Fiona Hallworth – VICE CHAIR
Director of MES, an education consultancy, Fiona has advised governments, corporations, governors, consultants, schools, head teachers, parents and pupils on a wide number of education issues and is now working in education search for the recruitment firm RSAcademics.
A Cambridge graduate, she has worked in: recruitment in a top 30 FTSE company and a leading independent television company; been a senior leader in top independent schools, a governor in primary and secondary schools and an ISI Inspector. Her 30-year consultancy portfolio includes projects for BAE Systems, software companies, the Malaysian Government, Shanghai University, Bristol China Partnership, UKTI and private Preparatory and Secondary Schools. She has worked with pupils and schools in the UK, Europe, Argentina, S. Africa, Mexico, Malaysia, China, Japan, USA and Australia.
She has been a committee member for over 40 years at local, regional, and national levels for charitable organisations in education, the arts, employment, and welfare, which has also involved lots of fundraising.
Currently, an enthusiastic trustee for three Arts organisations in Bristol and alongside all this she has been a passionate geography teacher, avid reader and amateur artist and chef. She has run a small antiques business, director of a ski holiday company and loved being a daughter, wife, and mother!