Valerie Hannon

Board Director & Co-founder, Innovation Unit

United Kingdom

Valerie Hannon is a global thought leader, inspiring systems to re-think what educational ‘success’ will mean in the C 21st. The co-founder of both Innovation Unit  and of the Global Education Leaders Partnership. Valerie is a radical voice for change, whilst grounded in a deep understanding of how education systems currently work. A former Director of Education for Derbyshire and then an adviser in the UK Department for Education, she now works to release and harness the agency and creativity of both learners and educators. Currently, she is Senior Adviser to the OECD in its Education 2030 project.