Tom Clark CBE FRSA
Chairman of the Board , FASNA (Freedom and Autonomy for Schools – National Association)
FASNA is a network of schools which seeks to promote and evidence the effectiveness of autonomy in raising standards. FASNA provides information, insight, guidance, support and services to members and acts as a representative, champion and influential voice for autonomous schools.
Tom was formerly Chief Executive of George Spencer Foundation School and Technology College in Nottingham which was a ‘Training School’, a ‘Designated Recommending Body’ and a school in the ‘Leading Edge’ programme. George Spencer School received three consecutive ‘outstanding’ Ofsted reports.
Tom was an Associate Director of the Schools Network and led on workforce-remodelling. He organised conferences in the USA and provided performance management training in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur where he led Ofsted inspections. He has co-authored training programmes for school leaders in England, Hong Kong and Australia and has published booklets on ‘study leave’, ‘benchmarking and financial planning’ and ‘workforce reform’ for the DfE
Tom is a Trustee of the West Bromwich Albion Football Club Foundation and was made a CBE in 2003.