Professor Dame Alison Peacock is Chief Executive of the Chartered College of Teaching, a new Professional Body that seeks to raise teachers’ status through celebrating, supporting and connecting teachers to provide expert teaching and leadership. Prior to joining the Chartered College, Dame Alison was Executive Headteacher of The Wroxham School in Hertfordshire. Her career to date has spanned primary, secondary and advisory roles. She is an Honorary Fellow of Queens College Cambridge and of UCL. She is a Visiting Professor of both the University of Hertfordshire and Glyndŵr University and a trustee for the Helen Hamlyn Trust and for Big Change. Her research is published in a series of books about ‘Learning without Limits’ offering an alternative inclusive approach to school improvement.