Chris Jones is acting Director, Corporate Strategy. He oversees the development and implementation of Ofsted’s strategic priorities, as well as the organisation’s research function and external relations team.
Chris previously led Ofsted’s research function, 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, Corporate Strategy
The Director, Corporate Strategy 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, Corporate Strategy 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 also manages Ofsted’s research and evaluation function, ensuring that insights from inspection form the basis of research reports that inform policy and practice.