Education market-research specialist MTM Consulting has announced the appointment of Duncan Murphy as their director of education for the start of this academic year.
Mr Murphy will assume his new role alongside his current role as CEO at Kingswood House School, Epsom, for the medium term.
With two headships behind him, Mr Murphy is well-respected for project management of major transitions in both his current and previous schools. He also served as the chair of the IAPS Sixteen Group prior to working as a strategic consultant.
Duncan Murphy said: “I am delighted to join MTM Consulting with its outstanding reputation as a company of great integrity and personality. I look forward to enlightening school leaders and trustees about the powerful scope of MTM research and how it can ensure that key strategic decisions are taken from a fully informed basis.”
Commenting on his appointment, James Leggett, managing director of MTM Consulting, said: “As a business, we have high standards for the calibre of people we want to join our team and I am thrilled that Duncan will be working with us and adding an extra layer of practical knowledge on top of our research.
“With the expertise of Duncan Murphy, schools can consider how best to future-proof themselves with the potential to explore options such as diversification from single sex to co-education, expansion of Early Years, provision up to GCSE or beyond, even acquisitions, mergers and takeovers.”