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Rachel Hadley-Leonard

Development Director, The Princethorpe Foundation

Rachel Hadley-Leonard has experience in marketing, development and education, gained over twenty years in the independent and maintained education sectors, and in industry working for such organisations as the John Lewis Partnership and ABa.

Rachel has worked within the maintained and independent education sectors as a Teacher, Head of Department & Senior Leader, and has worked as a trainer and consultant with many schools and Multi Academy Trusts in the UK.

She offers a wealth of qualified marketing and development expertise gained through a variety of roles, field specific study, and experience at Board Director level. Rachel has written articles for educational media, including Independent Schools Magazine and Fundraising for Independent Schools.

Following two years as Co-chair, Rachel is currently Immediate Past Chair for the Association for Admissions, Marketing and Development in Independent Schools (AMDIS) and Foundation Development Director at Princethorpe College, Warwickshire.