Mark Goodchild is a freelance consultant working in education. He is programme manager of Challenge Partners, a new network of over 60 schools nationwide focused on school-to-school improvement and is also co-founder of New Schools Ventures. Prior to this Mark spent 6 years with Accenture and before joining Accenture, he taught at an independent secondary school in Oxfordshire. Mark holds a MEng in Engineering Science from Oxford University. Mark is also treasurer and trustee of the Refugee Support Network, a London-based charity.