Iain Colledge is the co-founder of North West Academies Trust. He is Executive Principal of Raha International School in Abu Dhabi, and a board member of four charter schools run by Taaleem Education in the UAE. He has held leadership roles in four British international schools and in each he has significantly improved the quality of education and grown the school beyond expectations. Iain has previously been a governor in a state primary school and carried out various consultancy roles to improve school standards and develop leadership and management in primary and secondary schools. He is also an inspector for Ofsted and inspects British international schools in the UAE. Outside of running schools, Iain has also been CEO of World Academies and European Early Years Director for the British Council.