Chris Wright is a well-known independent education consultant specializing in the setup of new schools or the development of existing facilities. Having worked with some of the world’s leading architects on school design Chris is able to provide a one-stop shop for investors looking to enter the independent international education market from design through pre-operational activities to successful school opening. Chris is dedicated to ensuring profitability for private school owners with good outcomes for students.
For existing schools, Chris is very experienced in the construction and monitoring of operational practices, school budgeting and quality assurance. Through UK and International experience, he has been involved in the recruitment and retention of staff. This has included CEO’s, Senior Directors with direct responsibility for Principals and Teaching staff recruitment. Chris has also had direct responsibility for introducing new policies and processes relating to Performance management and appraisal systems that add value to an organization.
As Group Project Director at World Class Learning Group, an owner and operator of schools in USA and Middle East, Chris had overall responsibility for the successful development, control, execution and completion of projects which fall in the following categories – site development, IT, regulatory compliance and information management.
Chris has also been involved in a number of Pre-acquisition and technical due diligence studies of existing education assets and has prepared and delivered improvement programs for school operators to bring existing buildings up to regulatory and code compliance.
Specialities: Project Development, Project Management, School design and start-up, Construction Management, School Business Planning and Budgeting, School Operations, School Information Management systems, School Improvement, Quality Assurance, Teacher and School Leader recruitment.