Brett Wigdortz

Brett Wigdortz is the founder and CEO of UK-based independent charity Teach First, which places graduates to teach in schools in challenging circumstances across England, to raise the attainment, access to opportunity and aspiration of its pupils. He also serves as a trustee of PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools), Future Leaders – which recruits and trains the next generation of head teachers for urban secondary schools – and is co-founder and a trustee of Teach For All, a network which supports Teach First sister programmes in 20 countries. Wigdortz is a former UK Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year and won the 2010 CASE European Leadership Award