Adrian Kneeshaw BA (Hons), PGCE, NPQH, MBA, LLE – Chief Executive and Accounting Officer

Chief Executive and Accounting Officer

Adrian has been a senior leader since 2005, becoming a Head teacher in 2012, then CEO of Carlton Academy Trust in 2019. During his time as Head teacher he led three schools out of Special Measures to at least ‘Good’ ratings. Of these, his most notable work has been at Carlton Bolling where he took the school from Special Measures to Outstanding in less than two years, World Class School Status in 2018 and BBC/Pearson ‘Secondary School of the Year’ in 2019.

He has also taken on several Executive Head teacher commissions, including leading University Academy Keighley (now Carlton Keighley) to its first ever ‘Good’ OFSTED rating and is also a judge for the BBC/Pearson National Teaching Awards.

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What I would like to get involved in

Inspirational talk

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