James is Chief Executive of HEP. He was previously joint Assistant Director for schools and learning in Haringey Council and has worked in DfE and extensively in central government and consultancy. He is also a parent governor in the Borough.
FRAN HARGROVE Lead Improvement Partner for Schools
Fran is a Lead Improvement Partner working extensively across primary schools. Fran is the overall lead for school improvement, co-ordinating the work of all HEP Improvement Partners. Fran was headteacher at St Mary’s Church of England Primary School in Hornsey. She has worked as a school improvement adviser and as an adviser to the DfE.
Heather is a Lead Improvement Partner working with primary and secondary schools. Heather is also responsible for leading the CPD programme and developing partnerships in HEP. Heather was a school improvement adviser in Haringey Council and has senior leadership experience with responsibility for post-16 and teaching, learning and assessment.
Fay leads on NQT recruitment and training, leading our work as the Appropriate Body and managing the NQT pool. Fay also works with schools on statutory responsibilities, which include SACRE, moderation and monitoring in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.
Suzanne is HEP’s Office Manager and PA to the Chief Exec. Suzanne is responsible for the efficient and effective running of HEP services, training and the HEP Board. She previously worked as a Clerk for Haringey Governor Services and prior to that worked in media and creative industries.
Niall is the Office Assistant, supporting CPD and Governor Services as well building HEP’s online presence. He is the main point of contact for all queries related to professional development, NQTs and school governance. Previously, Niall spent six years working in the legal industry.
Chi is the lead education data officer and the main contact with DfE for Children’s services in Haringey. Chi undertakes analysis of data across all Haringey and HEP member schools, oversees relevant statutory returns and supports individual schools with requests for data analysis. Chi has worked in Haringey Council for 10 years as a data analyst across various departments including the Business Intelligence Team, Early Help Service and a Housing Association.