Dr Tim Coulson started his role on 1 July 2014.
Before his appointment, Tim was Director of Education at Essex county council. Earlier in his career he has also:
- taught in London primary schools and was Headteacher at William Tyndale Primary School
- led an Education Action Zone in Lambeth
- been responsible for curriculum and assessment developments at the Qualifications and Assessment Authority
- been National Director of the National Numeracy Strategy
Regional Schools Commissioner for East of England and North-East London
The Regional Schools Commissioner for the East of England and North-East London is responsible for making decisions about the academies and free schools in the following local authorities:
- Barking and Dagenham
- Tower Hamlets
- Waltham Forest
More information about the responsibilities of RSCs is available.
Read the regional vision statement for East of England and North-East London which describes the RSC’s aims and commitments in fulfilling his responsibilities in this region.
Read about the East of England and North-East London Headteacher Board.
If you have any questions email the commissioner’s office firstname.lastname@example.org.