The Group is pleased to announce that our Chair Alastair Da Costa has been appointed to become a Commissioner of the Social Mobility Commission. Alastair will formally start the role on 1 November and will continue as Chair of the Group throughout his time as a Commissioner.

Alastair said: “I am honoured and delighted to have been selected as a Commissioner. The Social Mobility Commission does incredibly important work and I am looking forward to being a part of it.”

The Department for Education’s full announcement is here https://www.gov.uk/government/news/education-secretary-appoints-new-social-mobility-commissioners