Professor Steve Munby

Consultant, Munby Education

Steve Munby is a self-employed consultant and speaker on leadership and on system reform, working with governments and with groups of schools around the word.  He has spent his whole career in education, commencing as a secondary school teacher in Birmingham.  He went on to a be a teacher and then a lecturer in the North East of England and later became Director of Education for Knowsley Local Education Authority.

Steve was Chief Executive of the National College for School Leadership in England for 8 years and then Chief Executive of Education Development Trust, an international education charity working in Asia, India, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

In 2016 he wrote a think-piece with Michael Fullan: “Inside-out and downside-up. How leading from the middle has the power to transform education systems.”   Steve is also the facilitator for the ARC summits (education systems from around the world committed to equity, excellence, well-being and social justice).   He is Visiting Professor at University College London Institute for Education and is Chair of the Teaching Awards Trust.

Steve’s new book: “Imperfect Leadership – A book for leaders who know they don’t know it all” was published by Crown House in July 2019.

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