Sophie Leach - Deputy General Secretary

As Deputy General Secretary at The National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD) Sophie leads on policy and research.

Sophie is editor of AD, NSEAD’s magazine for art educators. She has been an associate lecturer and external examiner for the PGCE art & design at Goldsmiths University of London and a member of the DfE’s Expert Subject Advisory Group for Art, Craft & Design. 

Prior to joining NSEAD she was the Senior Leader for Creative and Performing Arts at The Charter School, London, and had previous teaching experience in secondary schools, in a prison and in a child and family psychiatry unit.