Meet our
senior team

Edwin People are education senior leadership and HR experts, uniquely offering a values-led, solutions-focused approach to resolving key pain points for school and MAT leaders.

Our senior team

The Edwin People team have long-standing experience in the education sector as leadership and HR experts, all of whom combine an understanding of School and Trust improvement strategies with a practical approach to help achieve your overall goals.

Sarah Monk

Chief Strategy Officer 

Sarah has over 30 years’ experience in the education sector. Her roles have included Head of Education Finance in a Local Authority, and Vice Principal across a group of schools (primary, secondary and SEND). Throughout her career, Sarah has advised hundreds of school and MAT CEOs, Head Teachers and senior leaders in a range of ways including MAT growth, strategic leadership, finance, HR and governance. As well as her role as Chief Strategy Officer at The Edwin Group and Edwin People, Sarah is Chair of Finance for a 35-school MAT, and a member at an all-through MAT.

Lyndsay Greathead  

Director of HR  

Lyndsay has worked in HR for over 20 years and has 10 years' experience working within education HR at a senior level supporting and delivering strategic HR support to Directors, CEOs and Senior Leaders within schools and MATs. Lyndsay has previously led, developed and managed a team of HR professionals within an education services business and since joining The Edwin Group in September 2023 has led the development and delivery of HR support across the newly launched Strategic Leadership and HR Service - Edwin People.

Lucy Fox  

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Lucy has over 20 years’ experience in education, starting her career as a Primary School Teacher before moving to Private Sector Education. Lucy has many years of working directly with schools, FE Colleges and MATs across the UK. Lucy has worked within deprived locations directly with pupils and within Adult Education. Lucy strongly believes in the importance of education and doesn’t believe any of us should ever stop learning. At The Edwin Group and Edwin People, Lucy is proud to support the education sector with their recruitment and retention along with supporting them with solutions to reduce workload.

Fiona Baker

Director of Safeguarding

Fiona has worked in the education sector since 2006. She is passionate about the safety and protection of children, young people, young adults and vulnerable adults across The Edwin Group. Fiona is accountable for the recruitment, clearance, welfare, allegation handling, complaint handling and retention of all Edwin Supply candidates, whilst ensuring the Edwin group adhere to KCSIE and REC standards whilst delivering their core functions to and for schools. Fiona has been a key part of the Llama ID journey through her use of the platform across Edwin Supply.

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