Julie McCulloch

Director of Policy, Association of School and College Leaders

After an early career in educational publishing, Julie has held a number of senior roles in education policy, including as Director of UK Policy and Thought Leadership at Pearson, and Primary and Governance Specialist at the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL).

Julie became Director of Policy at ASCL in 2017. In this role, she leads the organisation’s engagement with government and other stakeholders, and coordinates the work of a team of policy specialists. She speaks and writes regularly in the media, at conferences and on panels on a wide range of issues, and is the author of ASCL’s Blueprint for a Fairer Education System.

Julie is also a trustee of a large multi-academy trust in Oxfordshire and Wiltshire. She was previously a board member of the Cambridge Primary Review Trust, a not-for-profit company which built on and embedded the work of the long-running independent inquiry into primary education.

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