13 results for group: executive

Dr Jack Abramsky – Trustee

Jack has a degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge, a postgraduate diploma from Imperial College and a doctorate in Theoretical Physics from the University of Southampton. His whole working life has been devoted to mathematics, at first teaching mathematics to both undergraduates and postgraduates at several universities. From 1981 to 1996 he headed the very large and successful mathematics team at Kingston College, before moving to the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority as a member of their mathematics team, with a time as acting leader of the team. He worked very closely with Professor Sir Adrian Smith on his seminal report for the ...

Read More

Professor Margaret Brown, OBE – Trustee

Chair of the Trustees Margaret is an Emeritus Professor of Mathematics Education at King’s College London, and is a previous Head of the School of Education and member of the Senior Management Committee at King’s. She has served as President of the British Educational Research Association and of the Mathematical Association, and acted as chair of the Joint Mathematical Council of the UK. She has taught in primary and secondary schools, trained teachers and directed many research projects . She has also acted as an advisor and/or committee member on several mathematics education government policy groups, and is an advisor to the Science Museum. ...

Read More

Geoffrey Wain – Trustee

After a short period as a naval officer, Geoff spent 40 years in education, as a teacher and then a teacher trainer.  For 24 years he was at the University of Leeds in the Centre for Studies in Science and Mathematics Education, as director of teacher training for 6 years and 2 years as Dean of the Faculty of Education.  After retirement from Leeds he spent 2 years as a professor at the new University of Malaysia, Sarawak. Between 1989 and 1992 he was co-director of the PopMaths Roadshow with Professor David Crighton of the University of Cambridge.  The PopMaths Roadshow was a major inter-active exhibition of mathematics which toured 24 cities ...

Read More