Dr Michelle Jones is currently Head of Swansea University School of Education and Associate Professor of Leadership and Professional Learning. She has previously held academic positions at the University of Bath, UK and the University of Malaya where she was the Deputy Director of the Institute of Educational Leadership. Dr Jones' commitment to educational excellence has driven her entire career. She has worked with government agencies in England, Russia, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia and Wales, assisting with the design and delivery of their leadership and professional learning programmes.
Most recently, Dr Jones has been assisting the Welsh Government in her role as Chair of the Professional Learning Accreditation Group for Wales. She is the Academic Lead for the National MA Education (Wales), a truly transformative and sector leading programme for educational professionals that is being developed by seven HEIs across Wales. Dr Jones is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.