Christina joined the Senior Management Team at TCES in 2009 as Commercial Director and currently leads the Commercial, Financial, and Strategic Operations which allows the company to develop at scale by designing efficient business processes and solving strategic business problems.
Her teams tackle projects such as resource allocation and investment analysis, operational strategy and readiness for emerging and growing business areas, internal operations improvements, recruitment and organisation design. Under her leadership, TCES has dramatically scaled its infrastructure and broadened its educational offerings whilst maintaining a culture of innovation to improve the delivery of education to our students.
Christina comes to us with over 20 years of experience in the Financial and Private Sector, holding several concurrent directorships. Her experience in business management at a commercial, strategic and operational level makes her an ideal person to support the company’s business plan for growth in the coming years. Her arrival was well timed to take forward some pressing projects and to add further focus and success to our future.
Mark is a qualified teacher with a diverse range of Leadership experiences and expertise in both mainstream and specialist settings including Behaviour & Attendance, incorporating development of SEN provision and establishing an ASD provision working in partnership with the Local Authority. Mark also has a range of experiences in a variety of specialist settings ranging from complex needs to medical needs to pupils with challenging behaviour. Most recently Mark was Head of the Behaviour Service for the London Borough of Bromley,
In addition, Mark has successfully led on the delivery of clear and consistent school improvement strategies across a wide range of services resulting in significant improvements in attainment and high quality outcomes for pupils, evidenced by Ofsted grading his last provision as Good with ‘Outstanding’ in Leadership and Management and attainment as 28% above the national average for a PRU.
With a passion for teaching and learning and very significant experience in behaviour for learning, Mark will spearhead the TCES School’s drive for Outstanding and lead and manage the creation and implementation of a strategic plan, identifying priorities and targets for ensuring that pupils achieve high standards and make sustained progress, increasing teachers’ effectiveness and securing overall improvement.