John West-Burnham is a writer, teacher and consultant in education leadership with a particular interest in leadership learning and development and learning in schools and communities. He has been a schoolteacher, teacher trainer and education officer and has held posts in five universities. John was a founding member of Olive Academies having been its Chair of Trustees until 2017.
John is visiting professor at the University of Suffolk. He is the author or editor of 30 books including Leadership Dialogues, Understanding Leadership and Flipping Schools and he has worked in 27 countries.