Colin is Best Practice Network's Chief Executive and is responsible for the strategic management and leadership of the company. He has a proven record of establishing and growing successful organisations responsive to the changing requirements of government. Building on BPN’s role as a strategic partner of the National College and the Teaching Agency he is now working closely with outstanding schools and academies to support system leadership at regional and national levels. Colin’s background which includes work in schools, local authorities, as a school improvement consultant, National College Facilitator for LPSH, and as an OFSTED Registered Inspector, provides a strong foundation on which the vision and values of BPN are based.
Colin and his son Hamish visited Uganda in 2010 to support the work of PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools) meeting with staff and students at Onwards and Upwards High School. BPN is now a major sponsor of this charity whose vision is to provide 100,000 secondary school places across Uganda, Rwanda and Zambia. Colin also took the opportunity to get close with ‘Safari’, a silverback mountain gorilla and his family in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and climb Mt. Sabyinyo, one of the Virunga volcanoes.