Who we are
Hannah Jepson, Co-founder
Hannah is the Director of Assessment and Selection at Ambition School Leadership, a national education charity. She is also on the board of trustees at The Proud Trust, an LGBT youth charity based in the North West. Hannah is a qualified Occupational Psychologist and also an academic author. Her paper on the professional experiences of gay women in the U.K. was recently published in the International Journal of Gender Management and her work will also be featured in a book on diversity and careers this year.
Daniel Gray, Co-founder
Daniel is a middle leader at Harris Academy South Norwood, who famously came out to his students in Assembly in 2017. Since then, he has used his profile as a campaigner and a speaker in order to increase LGBT+ visibility in schools. Having been a teacher for ten years, he believes that coming out publicly has been the best thing for his career and is making a significant difference to the lives of LGBT+ young people.
Sean Finch, Partnerships Advocate
Sean is currently a School Partnerships Manager for Ambition School Leadership, supporting schools leaders to identify high-potential leaders for Ambition’s development programmes. Prior to this, he was an English teacher in Manchester part of Teach First’s 2013 cohort. Sean has seen first-hand the importance of providing young people with the environment to be who they want to be and how this allows young people to reach their potential.
Graeme Jackson, Events Manager
Graeme grew up in Edinburgh, and worked as an English teacher before moving to London. He has worked for Ambition School Leadership (previously Teaching Leaders) since 2014. Additionally, he has volunteered with several education and equality charities in Scotland and the USA. His interests include reading, creative writing, and karaoke.