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Joe Garrod - Vice Chair of the Governing Board


Joe Garrod

Vice Chair of the Governing Board


Joe Garrod is an Associate Director and Lead Advisor for an organisation called Cleanslate. He has over 10 years’ experience of successfully delivering complex investment and development programmes. His track record includes working both as a private sector bid manager and as a client-side advisor; and his sectorial experience spans education, health, and regeneration.


Joe’s key, educational experience includes projects on the Building Schools for the Future programme, St Catherine’s Academy and Firwood School in Bolton, RSA Academy, Sandwell, and Eden Primary School in Muswell Hill.


Joe also works for the Education Funding Agency as a Project Director, leading the procurement of a batch of six schools located in South East London as part of the Priority Schools Building Programme. He is an Independent Member and Director of the GEMS Learning Trust.