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Arshad Asharaf Director of Educational Development at BEAM


Arshad is a passionate, determined and uncompromising educational professional with a successful career in teaching, educational leadership and transformation. His experience encompasses leadership and transformation roles in schools as well as broader roles leading learning and teaching initiatives at regional, national and international levels.

Arshad holds a MSc in Education from the University of Oxford, where he had a particular focus on improving learning and teaching within schools and has over 25 years of experience and success in all aspects of teaching, management and successful design and delivery of educational improvement.  As a forward-thinking former Headmaster of a school which is in the top 100 schools in the world (Cambridge University list); School Governor, Ofsted Inspector (UK Dept. of Education), Arshad is an educational consultant and advisor who displays vision and enthusiasm in leading strategic developments in education. He has been involved in teacher training for over 5 years, as well as being a mentor for PGCE students and Senior school leadership.

He has developed and managed both large teams and budgets on time and mission critical projects. Arshad has also managed Learning Enhancement Programmes, in academic and vocational settings, from conception to delivery and has worked as a consultant to school leadership teams, and as a senior leader.

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