Committees: Curriculum and Quality Committee
Term of Office: 17 October 2023 - 16 October 2027
Maddalaine Ansell joined the British Council as Director Education in November 2018. Prior to this she was Chief Executive of University Alliance, a mission group representing professional and technical universities. Maddalaine previously worked for 15 years as a Civil Servant with stints in the Treasury, Number 10, the Home Office and the then Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. She began her career as a corporate lawyer, working for both Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Sullivan & Cromwell.
Maddalaine leads the Global Education Strategy and Portfolio working collaboratively with HMG, the Devolved Administrations and the UK education sectors.