Posted on 20/07/2012
Anthea Millett CBE
BA Geography, 1963 Bedford College
The educationalist Anthea Millett has held a number of appointments and posts in the public sector, most recently as the Chairman of the Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire Strategic Health Authority, from 2002–06. Anthea has been Vice President (Education) of the Royal Geographical Society, Chief Executive of the Teacher Training Agency and Chair of the Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire Strategic Health Authority. She began her career as a teacher and was deputy head of a large comprehensive school in the Midlands. In 1978 she joined HM Inspectorate as Chief Inspector with responsibility for Schools 11-16, Special Educational Needs, educational disadvantage and inner cities. She subsequently became Director of Inspection at Ofsted before taking over at the Teacher Training Agency.