Rob is the CEO of the Inspire Partnership. He is the author of ‘A Manifesto for Excellence in Schools’ and regularly writes blogs about education and school improvement. As an NLE and a senior partner with Challenge Partners, Rob has experience of school leadership in a range of contexts, including schools in special measures and schools serving a high proportion of disadvantaged pupils. Rob is also a member of the ASCL Council as a primary representative. In 2016, Rob worked with the DfE and Teaching School Council to review primary teaching.