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Sam Freedman

Executive Director of Participant Impact and Delivery, Teach First.

Sam Freedman
Sam is responsible for Teach First's Participant Impact and Delivery division, which is focused on all aspects of the Leadership Development Programme and work with schools across the country.

Sam previously led the Programme division, which leads the analysis, design and development of Teach First's programmes. He joined Teach First in 2013 as Director of Research, Evaluation and Impact.

Before joining he was the Senior Policy Adviser to the Secretary of State at the Department of Education, having previously been Head of Education at the think-tank Policy Exchange.

Sam is a trustee of The Brillant Club - a higher education access charity set up by two Teach First ambassadors - and the Teacher Development Trust. He is a Director of Floreat Education, which runs two primary schools in London and is a Governor of Woodside High School in Tottenham.