Dr. Sharon Wright: Senior Associate
Sharon has particular expertise in school design, including linking pedagogy and space, developing the educational vision and creating effective briefing documents, engaging stakeholders in the design process, and evaluating school buildings.
Previously, Sharon worked on education and employment policy in central government for 12 years and was a Fellow in Organisational Development with OPM, before becoming Managing Director of the not-for-profit company, School Works. She founded Creative Wit in 2002 and since then has worked with public and private sector organisations to engage school communities and create environments that meet their aspirations and needs.
"Sharon is a highly motivated and creative practitioner in school transformation, change management and innovation. She is equally at ease working with all stakeholders be they Government, County, School Board, Head Teacher, Teacher or procurement chain providers.”
Kenn Fisher, Director, Rubida Research, Australia
Sharon is a Doctor in Education from King’s College London where her research focused on the history of community schooling and lessons for current policy makers. She is Chair of Governors at a west London primary school, Fellow of the British American Project and member of the RIBA Validation Panel.
Sharon is the co-editor of the new book on school design 'Future Schools - Innovative Design for Existing and New Buildings', published by RIBA.