Our People

We know that outstanding people make outstanding organisations. Fieldwork Education is a growing and dynamic team of people who all want to contribute towards improving learning in schools.

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Richard Davies
Director, Fieldwork Education

Richard has worked in international education since 2010, and became Director of Fieldwork Education in July 2015.

He started his career as the Business Development Manager for Nord Anglia Education’s Learning Services division based in Abu Dhabi. In 2014, Richard went on to become the Regional Commercial Manager for Nord Anglia Education’s South East Asian division, based in Singapore.

Richard is now based in London but travels widely to visit Fieldwork Education schools.

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Anna Vaughan
Head of International Primary Curriculum and Education Lead

Anna joined Fieldwork Education in 2017 and is responsible for the strategy and development of the IPC and is education lead for Fieldwork.

Prior to this, Anna was the educational voice at Discovery Education, leading on professional development as well as producing digital media for schools. She has spent her career committed to education, working in a variety of settings.

Anna is driven by supporting teachers to provide the best possible learning opportunities for students. She has a particular interest in developing global and digital citizens.

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Isabel Du Toit
Head of International Middle Years Curriculum & Membership

Isabel joined Fieldwork Education in 2008 and now heads up the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) with responsibility for developing, improving and updating the IMYC according to the schools’ needs.

She started her career as a Mathematics and Science teacher in secondary schools and went on to become a school leader and advisor. She has worked with many schools, consulting leaders, training teachers, writing articles and speaking at many conferences, including International School Conferences like ECIS, AIE and ELSA.

Isabel is passionate about improving learning and understanding how the brain learns.

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Verity Welch
Head of IEYC

Verity joined Fieldwork in 2017 as Head of the International Early Years Curriculum and is responsible for it's development worldwide.

Prior to this she has had an extensive career in Early Years Education. During her career she’s worked both nationally and internationally for a range of local authorities and organisations. Formally an Education Consultant and Trainer, she also worked as a Teacher, Early Years Leader, SENCO, Deputy Head and Headteacher.

She is passionate about the IEYC and embraces the challenge to support schools and practitioners in extending children’s play and development.

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Preet Khukh
Head of Business Development

Preet joined Fieldwork Education in 2009 and now heads up all marketing and business development activity with responsibly for supporting the growth of Fieldwork, and its curriculums.

Prior to this, she was an integral part of the IMYC team, and was responsible for introducing and developing the IMYC across the UK and Europe. Preet was also involved in the growth and development of the Looking for Learning Toolkit and has helped school leaders to improve student learning in their schools.

Preet has over 13 years’ experience of working with school leaders across the primary and secondary school sectors providing support, advice, guidance and training on curriculum resources, assessment tools and IT solutions.

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Jane Denby
Head of Accreditation

Jane became the head of Self-Review and Accreditation in 2012 with responsibility for supporting schools to use the IEYC/IPC and IMYC Self-Review Process to improve learning for learners, teachers, leaders and the community.

Jane has worked in international education as a practitioner and leader for over 25 years in Brunei, Dubai, the Netherlands, Oman, and Russia. Her current role pulls on her experience of working internationally with a wide variety of schools, both primary and secondary.

She has lived in 23 places and is now based in Oxford, and travels widely to visit, support and accredit schools.

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Sarah Blackmore
Regional Manager - Asia Pacific

Sarah took up the role of Regional Manager for Fieldwork Education in 2015 based in Singapore.

She has over nine years experience working in the Asian region and prior to that working at a national level in the implementation of educational policy in the UK.

Starting her career in education as a teacher, Sarah has gained extensive experience in pedagogical theory and practice specialising in skills development. She travels widely in the region providing support, guidance and training to our member schools and developing the growth of the business.

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Alex Johnson
Schools Learning Consultant - UK

Alex joined Fieldwork Education in 2009, and currently supports and advises primary schools across the UK on the benefits and implementation of the IPC and IEYC. She also delivers professional learning for our UK members.

Prior to this Alex, worked with EDCL for several years after training as a teacher and has a wealth of experience helping schools with the tools and advice they need to support their learning.

Alex is also Chair of a Local Advisory Board, and a Trustee of a Multi Academy Trust. 

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Sandra Jones
Schools Learning Consultant - Europe and Americas

Sandra joined Fieldwork Education in 2011 and now assists schools with their queries regarding the Fieldwork curricula, guiding and supporting them through the research and purchasing process from her base in North Wales.

Originally a primary school teacher in England, Sandra has worked with educational companies for over 20 years, including Ginn publishers and Espresso Education.

Sandra enjoys developing relationships with schools and follows their curriculum journey with interest. She is currently studying for an MA in International Education through the University of Bath, England.

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Priyamvada Taneja
Regional Manager - India, Middle East & Africa

Priyamvada joined Fieldwork Education in October 2017  as Regional Manager – India, Middle East & Africa. At Fieldwork Education, she is responsible for promoting and strengthening the growth of international early years curriculum (IEYC), international primary curriculum (IPC) and international middle years curriculum (IMYC).

Prior to this, Priyamvada was the Regional Manager for IB in India responsible for managing relationships with potential and existing IB schools.

Passionate about education, with over 19 years of experience working in national and international schools in India, she has presented and led workshops for students, parents, teachers, college counsellors, heads of school and universities officials.

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Leadership & Administration

Deborah Pamment
Office Manager
Lloyd Abberton
IT Systems Analyst
Pam Harper
Director, School Management Services Contracts


Clare Sutton
Head of International Leadership and Management Programme
Stevie Osborne
Interim Head of International Leadership & Management Programme
Daniela Baxter
Online Learning Specialist
Sim Galsinh
Customer Experience Specialist
Tracy Modha
Membership Support Administrator

Business Development

Leon Jackson
Digital Marketing Executive
Edward Pizii
Campaign and Communications Manager
Geetha Ankem
New Schools Executive

Geetha is generally the first point of contact for many schools who enquire or express an interest in learning more about Fieldwork's curriculums.

Geetha supports the business development team and ensures schools start their journey of exploring our curriculums in the best way by linking them to their local contacts and providing useful information.

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Besnik Abazi
Finance Manager
Sophie Hyde
Finance Assistant
Susan Allen
Finance Assistant
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