Ann Mroz, MBE, non-Executive Director

ICMP is delighted to announce that Ann Mroz, MBE, has joined ICMP’s Corporate Board as a non-Executive Director.

Ann is a highly experienced professional with strong connections in government and politics, higher education and schools. She was responsible for re-engineering the Times Higher Education World University Rankings as an academic tool and has a vast amount of knowledge of and connections to the UKs education system from early years to university.

Paul Kirkham, ICMP Chief Executive, said: “Our Corporate Board is an essential part of how ICMP operates and I’m delighted Ann has chosen to join us. She has a huge amount of experience within higher education and will be an invaluable asset as we look to the future.”

“We look forward to working closely with Ann as we develop our plans and strategies for ICMP and I’m sure everyone within our community will join us in giving her a warm welcome.”

Commenting on the appointment, Ann said:

I’m delighted to be taking on this new appointment with ICMP and excited to see how I can work with Paul and the rest of the board on delivering a cutting-edge programme of music education.”

Ann’s experience includes working as Editor and Digital Publishing Director for Tes (formerly the Times Education Supplement) between 2013 and 2021; Editor and Digital Publishing Director at Tes between 2012 and 20-13; and Editor at Times Higher Education between 2008 and 2012.

Ann is also an experienced and highly regarded Trustee, holding positions with Shine, an education charity serving underprivileged children in the North of England; the Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS), a charity developing opportunities for secondary students and post-16 students from all backgrounds; the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), a group of 57 schools, many of which serve very disadvantaged communities; and the Reach Foundation, which focuses on cradle-to-career free schooling and achieves excellent results in very deprived communities. She also sits on the Advisory Boards of Princeton University Press (Europe); the Sutton Trust; the Education Endowment Foundation; the Education Policy Institute; and on the Advisory Board of the Children’s Commissioner.

Ann was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honours List 2021 for services to education.

Welcome to Ann!

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