Sir Michael Wilshaw

Biography

Sir Michael Wilshaw served as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills from 2012 to 2016.

Prior to joining Ofsted, Sir Michael had a distinguished career as a teacher for 43 years, 26 of these as a headteacher in London secondary schools, and most recently as Executive Principal at Mossbourne Community Academy in Hackney. In addition to leading Mossbourne Community Academy, Sir Michael was Director of Education for ARK, a charitable education trust running a number of academies across England.

Previous roles in government

  • Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector

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