(Foundation Member – Appointed by the Diocese)
Ed has worked in education for 28 years, joining the Diocese of Bath & Wells in January 2019 as Director of Education. He has worked extensively in Primary schools in Somerset from being a newly qualified teacher through to headship. In the past 19 years, Ed has held three headships. A practising Christian, Ed has represented church schools on Somerset’s Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE) and been a member of the Diocesan Board of Education for three years. Ed is currently training as a SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) Inspector, has previously been involved in the delivery of number of national programmes, a Local Leader of Education and also chaired the Taunton Learning Partnership.