Chris Jones is Director, Strategy and Engagement. He oversees the development and implementation of Ofsted’s strategic priorities, its work with government, legal and communications functions, the private office and corporate governance.
Chris previously led Ofsted’s research and evaluation team, and before Ofsted worked in the Department for Education, the Treasury and the Department for Transport in a variety of policy and strategy roles.
Director, Strategy and Engagement
The Director, Strategy and Engagement oversees the development and implementation of Ofsted’s strategic priorities. He is accountable to the Ofsted Board for the delivery of strategic objectives.
The Director, Strategy and Engagement also leads on Ofsted’s engagement with senior stakeholders, cross-government relationships, academics and policy makers to make sure the way Ofsted works is informed by their evidence.
The Director manages Ofsted’s communications and legal functions, ensuring that Ofsted is transparent and accountable, and works within the powers given to it by Parliament.