Ewart Wooldridge is a consulting fellow with Halpin Partnership and the founding chief executive of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.
He was previously chief executive of the Civil Service College, and a chief officer in local government. Before that he worked in HR and general management roles in the media, television, and the arts. He was director of operations at London’s South Bank Arts Centre in the mid-1990s. His project and consultancy assignments in HE include facilitating senior teams, coaching, and working with university leadership teams on strategy development and the management of change. He is licensed to administer a variety of leadership behaviour tools, including delivering 360-degree feedback. He is a consultant to the National Union of Students offering coaching to chief executives of students’ unions.