Who we are

Who we are

Hannah Jepson, Co-founder

Hannah Jepson LGBTed 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 Gray LGBTed 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.

Misbah Ayub, PR and Content Manager

Outside of LGBTed, Misbah works at Ambition School Leadership an education charity that looks to improve the life chances of children living in challenging contexts. Her role focuses on audience engagement and relationship management. Prior to this Misbah has worked for multiple education charities, all of which seek to make schools a fairer place where every child can thrive.

For all media enquiries, please contact Misbah on: misbah.ayub@outteacher.org

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.

One Reply to “Who we are”

  1. Hi – I have only just found your site (through the Chartered College bulletin) and would love to attend the event you have on 2nd June, but it’s during half term so like most of my colleagues, I’m not around to make it. Do you run smaller scale things more often?

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