Karen Giles is embedding excellence in her seventeenth year of Headship at Barham , a titan (930 pupils, 150 staff) multi-lingual/cultural/faith primary school in Wembley. She has been teaching and leading learning in urban primary schools for over three decades. Karen is a Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching. She is currently Chair of the Inspire Partnership Academy Trust Board.
Karen is an Advisor to the Varkey Foundation (VF) Board UK and Trustee for VF Argentina. This entails the Global Teacher Prize, the Global Education and Skills Forum and education programmes in Africa.