Professor Jeff Thompson CBE
Jeff Thompson is currently Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Bath, where he has been Head of Department, Dean of Faculty and Pro-Vice-Chancellor and where he teaches and researches in the field of international education. At a national level he has held many leadership positions arising from appointments by successive governments, including the design of the National Curriculum for England and Wales, Vice-Chair of the Schools Examinations and Assessment Council, Chair of the Examinations Appeals Board for England, Wales and Northern Ireland and was a member of the National Commission for Education, inter alia.
He has been active in many international bodies and projects, being involved in the original team responsible for the design and implementation of the International Baccalaureate, chair of the Advisory Board for the International Primary and Middle Years Projects and is currently Chair of the Board for the Alliance for International Education. He has received numerous awards and honorary degrees.