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Justin Smith

Managing Director , Chameleon Training and Consultancy
Former Director of Marketing and Development, Wymondham College

Following a career spent in private sector business development and marketing, Justin moved into the education sector over 17 years ago and has worked in 3 large secondary schools in Suffolk and Norfolk. The most recent of which was Wymondham College, the largest state boarding school in the country, with responsibility for international and domestic marketing strategies, developing fundraising opportunities and introducing commercial sponsorships with business.

In 2017 Justin established his own business, Chameleon Training and Consultancy, designed to provide specialist marketing, income generation and bid writing services to the education sector.

Justin is a vastly experienced bid writer with a strong track record in raising funds for schools via conventional trust funds, grants and sponsorships. To date Justin has raised over £3 million in additional income for schools and is a member of the Institute of Fundraising.

Justin was awarded the NASBM Marketing Award in 2015 and became a NASBM Fellow in 2017.