Janet Renou


Jan Renou recently completed a five-year contract as regional schools commissioner for the north of England, having oversight through the DfE team in Darlington of some five hundred academies across fourteen local authority areas. During 40 years in secondary education, she has worked in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and North Yorkshire. Her 25 years in senior roles included experience as vice principal, headteacher, executive head and chief executive officer of a multi-academy trust. She was a trained Ofsted inspector, and as a national leader in education (NLE) contributed to major school improvement projects in Manchester and Humberside.