Liam works closely with institutions including the Welsh Government and the EWC to solve challenges facing the education sector – bolstering talent attraction & retention, widening higher education access and improving STEM education.
Liam has also worked in Investment Management at BW Group & Goldman Sachs, in Singapore & Norway.
Liam is an Executive Committee member for the REC, a member of Yale’s ASC and an external reader for the Fulbright. In 2019, Liam was awarded a St Davids Award for expanding access to world class education.
As an undergrad, Liam studied Politics, Philosophy & Economics (PPE) at Yale-NUS College and Yale University, graduating with a distinction. From September 2022, Liam will be pursuing an MBA and an MA in Education at Stanford University.
Co-founder & Director, Education Recruitment & Professional Learning
Carolyn has overseen the growth of our Education Recruitment and Training teams since Equal’s establishment in 2011. Carolyn focuses on enabling schools to attract, develop and retain excellent education professionals with a strong commitment to ethical employment and ensuring that all educators feel valued and supported. Carolyn coordinates Professional Learning for our team members, including working with school improvement bodies, the Welsh Government and the EWC to do so.
Carolyn is an experienced Spanish & French teacher, having completed her BA in European Languages & Institutions at Leeds University and her PGCE at Swansea University. In 2018, Carolyn completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Business Programme delivered by the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford in collaboration with the Goldman Sachs Foundation.
As Project Manager for our International Partnerships team, Rebecca supports the delivery of the MISTI Global Teaching Labs initiative and Seren’s summer programmes at Yale, Oxford and other institutions. This includes maintaining all safer recruitment procedures and coordinating with all schools & colleges, instructors and university partners. Rebecca is also involved in developing promotional and marketing content. Rebecca is passionate about bilingualism and embedding Welsh cultural experiences in our programmes. For our recruitment team, Rebecca manages compliance & vetting of teachers and support staff.
Rebecca studied French and Spanish (through the medium of Welsh) as an undergraduate at Swansea University, where she earned a First Class degree, and went on to gain a Distinction in her MA in Translation and Interpreting.
Lois is a Project Manager at Equal Education Partners working on international partnerships including the Seren International Online Summer School and the MIT Global Teaching Labs programmes.
Lois is originally from North Wales, but since studying her BA in Modern Languages at Jesus College, she has been based in Oxford. She has also completed her MSt in Modern Languages at Trinity College, Oxford with Distinction, having focused on Early Modern French theatre. During her time at university Lois made access into Higher Education initiatives central to her experience and became the Wales Coordinator for mentoring charity Slipstream Education (formerly Project Access UK).
Lois spent a year teaching English in schools in Brittany as part of her undergraduate course, which ignited her passion for education and cultural exchange.
As Head of the National Tutoring Programme (NTP) for Equal, Charlotte has been responsible for developing and managing our NTP offer. Our NTP offer enables schools to access high quality tutoring provision to support the attainment of all pupils, particularly those who are most disadvantaged. Charlotte has 16 years’ experience working in the Primary Education sector, both in England in Wales. Charlotte gained a First-Class Honours degree in English and Media Studies from Falmouth College of Arts. Following a year working as a specialist teaching assistant with children with social and emotional difficulties, she undertook School Centered Initial Teacher Training and gained QTS with an Early Years specialism. Charlotte gained her MA in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and has a particular passion for improving outcomes for disadvantaged learners to ensure equality of opportunity. Charlotte is a designated Specialist Leader of Learning and has worked as a senior mentor for teaching students. Charlotte has worked as both a Deputy Head and Headteacher and holds her National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH).
Amy is Equal Education Partners’ dedicated Project Coordinator for our National Tutoring Programme (NTP) tutoring provision. Amy is a secondary-qualified teacher of Religious Education with eight years of experience as a teacher and Head of Department at an all boys school in Luton, England and several years of experience teaching in Wales. Amy has also completed project management qualifications. At Equal, Amy is responsible for recruiting qualified teachers and specialist tutors for our NTP offering, coordinating tutoring activities for schools, and ensuring impact data is gathered and feedback obtained effectively. Amy gained her BA in Religious Studies at Bangor University and her PGCE at UWTSD.
Thomas oversees our compliance processes, ensuring full adherence to the standards set by our REC Audited Education accreditation, the NPS framework for supply staffing and all legislative requirements.
Thomas also coordinates our International Partnerships work, including working with MIT, the Welsh Government, schools & colleges to deliver the MISTI GTL in Wales initiative and supporting the Seren’s partnership with the YYGS programme at Yale.
Thomas is a qualified IQA and is currently pursuing an MSc in Management at the University of York and an MBA at Hult International Business School. Prior to Equal, Thomas was a Lead Auditor with one of the UK’s largest approved inspectors. Before that, Thomas worked in the Planning and Public Protection department within a local authority.