Dr Tim Coulson


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

Previous roles in government

  • Regional Schools Commissioner for East of England and North-East London