Dr Margaret Wilson is the CEO of Zenith Multi Academy Trust which comprises three secondary schools – The King John School, The James Hornsby School and Castle View School, one primary school Laindon Park Primary School and Nursery and Zenith Minds, a bespoke provision supporting Zenith’s schools and young people bridge the gap for additional support in mental health, safety and well-being issues.

She is an NLE who was an NPQH tutor and assessor.  She has been a headteacher and executive head of two large 11-18 schools in Essex and moved The King John School to outstanding.  She has a strong track record in supporting schools in challenging circumstances and was an adviser to the DfE’s academies division seconded for 2 days a week during a 3 year period.  She was also a member of the Regional Steering Group and has been a non-executive director of Pearson Education Ltd for 10 years.  Margaret is also a board member of Anglia Ruskin University.