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Ms Marie Ryan

Church Independent Governor

Marie is currently Director of Education for the Catholic Diocese of Arundel and Brighton, which comprises sixty-four maintained schools and academies and seventeen independent schools across Brighton & Hove, Surrey, East Sussex and West Sussex. Marie has some thirty years’ experience of working in different fields of education. She began her career teaching French and Spanish in inner-city London schools and then internationally before moving into Higher Education.  

Marie has first-hand experience of teaching and learning in Higher Education, having held a range of leadership positions within the Faculty of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University over a period of ten years. She has a keen interest in pedagogy and research and is particularly interested in the impact of creativity in the classroom.

Marie was appointed to the Board of Governors in January 2020 and is a member of the Finance & Resources Committee.