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  • Chief Executive Officer & Academy Principal, The Dean Trust
  • Executive Principal
  • Tarun was appointed as the first National Leader of Education (NLE) in the North West and since 2005 has led on many significant School to School support commissions
  • Advisor to the Department for Education
  • Member of the Steer Committee, developing the Behaviour and Attendance Strategy
  • Headteacher, Ashton on Mersey School
  • Secondary Headteacher of the Year 2007
  • Chairman of the FA and Premier League facilities panel – the largest sports charity in the country
  • Director of the Manchester United Foundation Board and Trafford Community Leisure Trust both dedicated to community provision in sport, education and employability
  • Knowsley Place Board – Board member helping develop drive forward re-generation and create a successful and prosperous future for Knowsley
  • Awarded CBE in 2008 for services to education.
  • In 2015 Tarun was nominated as one of 250 of the most influential people in Greater Manchester 


  •  BSc (Hons)
  • MEd