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Steve Munby

Steve Munby

Education Development Trust

Steve Munby recently retired as Chief Executive of Education Development Trust, an international education charity working in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.  Before that, he was for many years CEO of the National College for School Leadership in England.  He is now self-employed as a consultant and speaker on leadership and system reform.

Steve began his career as a secondary school teacher in Birmingham, later moving to the north east of England where he worked as a teacher and then as a lecturer. In the late 1980s and the 1990s he worked in school improvement roles in Oldham and Blackburn with Darwen and from 2000 to 2005 he was director of education in Knowsley, Merseyside.

His most recent publication was a thinkpiece, written jointly with Michael Fullan: Inside-out and downside-up - How leading from the middle has the power to transform education systems.  Steve is also the facilitator for the Atlantic Rim Collaboratory Summits and Visiting Professor at University College London.

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