Mark Davies is Chief Executive of Trust in Learning, Bristol. Trust in Learning is a multi-academy chain encompassing both academies and trust schools. Mark came to Bristol to launch the Bridge Learning Campus which was one of the first all-through institutions in the UK encompassing education and learning from ages 3 to 16. The Trust includes three other schools in the City covering primary, secondary and specialist provision.
Prior to taking up this post Mark established and ran his own Leadership Coaching business as well as establishing a second company on behalf of Gloucestershire schools and University. During this period he supported a number of failing schools securing improvement. Up until 2006 he was Headteacher of Dene Magna School Gloucestershire. The school was highly acclaimed, both locally and nationally, for the quality of education provided and whilst leading the school Mark introduced some radical and forward thinking approaches to education and the school was judged outstanding and leading edge.