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The Learning Skills Foundation®
Making Learning Connections

Identifying and sharing new developments in learning,
promoting their applications by connecting ideas with practice of all kinds

Who's Who - underlining indicates a link

Sir Brian Tovey KCMG
Founder Patron

Professor Alan Baddeley CBE, FRS
Professor of Psychology, University of York
Academic Advisor Emeritus



Chris Green

Caroline Shott

Lady Mary Tovey

Paul Brett

Timothy Cawse

Jonathan Hancock

Robin Lough


Professor Simon Baron-Cohen
Professor of Developmental Psychopathology
Director Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge

Dr Chris Bell
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London
Administrator for Centre of Educational Neuroscience

Lord Tim Clement-Jones CBE
Partner of the international law firm DLA Piper, Liberal Democrat Peer

Shirley Conran OBE
Founder of the Work Life Balance Trust and Maths Action, author of bestselling book “Superwoman”

Sara Conway
Public affairs and communications specialist

David Game
Chairman of The David Game Group of Colleges

Professor Sue Gathercole
Professor of Psychology, University of York.

Professor Gavin Henderson CBE
Principal of Central School of Speech and Drama, former chair of Youth Music

Phillida Gili
Artist, Illustrator and Lecturer

Jim Green
Sales and Marketing Director for Nelson Thornes Publishing

Jerry Jarvis
former MD of Edexcel

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies CBE
Composer, conductor and Master of the Queen’s Music

Adrian Mills
Executive producer, Children’s Television, BBC

Andrew Morris
Year 5 Teacher, St Mary’s School, Melrose, Scotland

Pat Read
G & T Coordinator, Alleyn’s School, Dulwich, London

Laura Scaramella
former Head of Rights for HarperCollins (non-fiction)
Consultant - Private equity and Corporate Finance

Dr Jonathan Solity
Lecturer in Educational Psychology, Director of KRM: Psychological and Educational Research Consultant

Professor John Stein
Professor of Physiology, University of Oxford

David Stoll
Composer of concert, television, theatre and children's music and member of the Board of Directors of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA)

Professor Michael Thomas
Professor of Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London
Director, Centre of Educational Neuroscience

Professor Andy Tolmie
Professor of Psychology and Human Development at the Institute of Education

Professor James Tooley
Head of Education Policy at Newcastle University

Peter Trevelyan-Johnson
IT Consultant

Ashley Winters
Headmaster, Lodge Farm School, Willenhall, West Midlands

Scott Walker
Public affairs, corporate sustainability, and communications specialist

Peter York
Chairman of Communications Sub-Committee
Visiting Professor at The University of the Arts London, Chairman of SRU Marketing, Author, Broadcaster and Journalist