Michael Turner has joined AQA as the new Director of Corporate Affairs.
Michael will oversee all of AQA’s communications, policy and public affairs work. He takes over the role from Sadie Visick, who has moved to our international joint venture – Oxford AQA International Examinations – as Managing Director.
Michael was previously Director General of the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) for six years. He brings with him an extensive knowledge of the education and exam system, having worked in the sector for 15 years. Before JCQ Michael worked at the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust and Pearson.
Michael said: “I believe passionately in the importance and power of education to improve lives and make them fulfilling, which is why I am so happy to be working for AQA. There is a wealth of knowledge, professionalism, and commitment across AQA and I’m looking forward to being part of such an important organisation, and contributing to its future success.”