(2016 -date) Swiss National Science Foundation

(2007–date) British Educational Research Journal, Teaching and Teacher Education, Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, Sociology, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, Childhood 

(2006–2014) British Educational Research Association

(2006-2010) Economic and Social Research Council

Other affiliations

Senior Member, Wolfson College, Cambridge University

(2015-date) Academic Board, University College London

(2002-2003) General Board and Council, University of Cambridge

Professional bodies

British Educational Research Association, British Sociological Association, Fellow of the Chartered College of Teachers, Fellow of the London College of Music, Biometrics Institute, Fellow of the Incorporated Society of Musicians,

External examining

(2012-date) University of London, Examiner, MA (Education)

Validation/accreditation panels

(2007-2010) University of East Anglia: Foundation Degree in Education, City College

(2006-2007) Postgraduate Medical Education Training Board

(2005-2006) Eastern Deanery, Panel member for dental trainer interviews                                        


(2013–date) Biometrics Institute, Privacy Expert Group Member

(2010-2018) Trumpington Federation, Governor

(2005) General Teaching Council, Teacher competency framework advisory group.

(1995-1998) Landmark Housing Association (formerly London Teachers’ Housing Association), Voluntary Board Member


(2011-date) Times Higher Education, Regular contributor

(2009) Lord David Puttnam/McKinsey, Key interviewee for Lord David Puttnam documentary film on future of education We are the people we’ve been waiting for (New Moon Productions)