Jonathan Simons

Jonathan Simons
  • Director of Policy and Advocacy
  • Company: Varkey Foundation

Jonathan is the Director of Policy and Advocacy at the Varkey Foundation, a global non profit dedicated to improving education standards across the world by ensuring that every child has a good teacher. Previously, Jonathan was Head of Education at Policy Exchange, where he wrote over 15 major reports, book chapters and policy documents across all aspects of education. Jonathan has also worked at Serco Group, as Head of Open Public Services in the Cabinet Office, and as Head of Education in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit under both Gordon Brown and David Cameron. Outside of work Jonathan is the Chair of Governors of Greenwich Free School, a Trustee of Astrea Multi Academy Trust, and a Trustee of Ambition School Leadership.