Dr Lesley Hunter is an international speaker, coach and specialist in leader development and school improvement. She established one of the original
inspection and training consultancies in the UK. She spent 12 years leading Ofsted inspections in schools and delivering accredited training and CPD for school leaders before moving on to work specifically with groups of schools requiring improvement and individual schools aiming to move to outstanding.
Lesley has worked extensively as a strategic consultant, government advisor and leadership coach across the UK and Middle East. Her interest is in developing leaders to build capacity and sustainability at all levels in education, from individual schools to government level. Her strategic work focuses on the development and implementation of professional development programmes at national level, including robust project management and forensic evaluation of impact and outcomes.
Lesley’s research with over 600 school leaders established The School Leader Inventory (SLi) - a behavioural framework, diagnostic and toolkit to help leaders face the challenges in education and promote authentic self-evaluation and school improvement.