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Edward Clark MIRP MEd MBA 

Executive Director

Edward has been in education recruitment since 2006, recruiting leaders for international and UK schools. Prior to launching LSC Education he was Recruitment Director for three other leading search agencies, giving him significant and broad experience in leadership search and selection. Previously Edward was also Principal of a coeducational prep school in the South of England .... MORE



Dr Helen Wright EdD, MA, PGCE,

Associate Consultant


Dr Helen Wright is a highly experienced and well-regarded educator who has been Head of high profile schools in the UK and Australia for over 13 years. She was awarded the prestigious Tatler School Awards’ ˜Best Head of a Public School” for 2010-2011.Helen has fulfilled a number of national UK roles, including as Vice-Chair of the Independent Schools Council and President of the Girls’ Schools Association ; she is also a published author and writes and speaks at significant national and international events. MORE




Liz Gibbs

Recruitment Director


Liz has worked within the recruitment industry for over 20 years and has specialised in leadership search and selection for over 6 years, as well as gaining invaluable experience within the teacher recruitment sector. Using her international knowledge and experience, Liz has successfully recruited for a wide range of roles including Founding Principals, Principals, Deputy Heads, Business Managers and ... MORE   



Sophie Hunter BSC Hons

Operations Manager


Sophie has had a highly successful career working in Service Management for large US IT organisations including Dun and Bradstreet, Computer Science Co-operation and Hewlett Packard. Sophie has a degree in Business Information Systems. Through her project work Sophie has enabled numerous organisations to align their business objectives with IT, from strategy through to operation. In 2013 Sophie relocated her family to the US. Since returning from her time overseas, Sophie has been working with LSC Education providing executive research support. MORE




Claudia Clark BA MEd

Marketing Manager


Claudia has worked in School Marketing and Communications since 2002 in a variety of independent day and boarding schools in the UK. She has a degree in English and Philosophy and a Masters in Education. Claudia is responsible for all clients’ marketing materials and the LSC Education website... MORE


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Louise Penrice MBA, CPCC, ACC

Associate Consultant 

Louise is an experienced educator and former Head of a bilingual school in Switzerland, where she successfully led the school through a change of ownership.   A certified Coach and member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), Louise also develops and facilitates leadership, conflict transformation and organisational culture programmes, working with senior leadership teams both in education and the corporate world... MORE

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Dr Sarah Howling DSocSci, MBA, PGCE, MP

Associate Consultant

Dr Sarah Howling is an experienced international school leader, highly qualified leadership coach (accredited with the Institute of Leadership and Management and the International Association of Coaching) and education consultant. Her passion is accelerating leadership, and supporting and encouraging others to connect to their strengths and to flourish. She is an expert in coaching in education, leadership development, and professional and organisational learning. As an experienced international school Principal, Sarah has worked in leading schools in Dubai, Hong Kong, Buenos Aires and currently in Kuala Lumpur. MORE

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Jane Sparrow CIM

Coach, Facilitator and Author

Jane is passionate about building lasting cultures that deliver, using a rich mix of planning, content, activity, advice and excitement. Her book, The Culture Builders; Leadership Strategies for Employee Performance, encapsulates her extensive consulting, coaching and facilitation experiences with CEOs through to first line managers, helping them to make performance happen through people....MORE


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David McGahey MA (Hons), MA, PGCE, FRSA

Associate Consultant

David has had a broad and varied career in education. Having started as a teacher, his time working directly with Headteachers culminated as Director of Education for Buckinghamshire until 2000, having previously worked for five other Local Authorities in the UK. From 2001 he was Managing Director of a number of education businesses and recently retired as Director and Chief Executive of a leading executive recruitment consultancy working with schools in the UK and internationally. MORE 


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Professor Pat Preedy PhD, MEd, BEd

Associate Consultant

Pat Preedy was until recently a GEMS Chief Academic Officer for GEMS Education specialising in Early Childhood.  Pat has had a long and distinguished career in education including being Head Teacher of one of the first Beacon Schools in the UK, Executive Principal of a boarding school catering for pupils from 3 months to 18 years and a reporting Inspector for ISI (Independent School Inspectorate). She completed her Masters in Educational Management, particularly investigating how schools can work in partnership with parents, and a Doctorate in Education. MORE 


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