Tony Bush is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Nottingham, and previously held similar posts at the universities of Leicester, Reading, Lincoln and Warwick. He is President of the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS) and was presented with the Society’s Distinguished Service Award in 2008. He is also a Fellow of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM). He has an established international profile, with research, consultancy, or invited keynote presentations in 22 countries on all six continents. He has published extensively on many aspects of educational leadership and management, and has been editor of the leading ISI-listed international journal, Educational Management, Administration and Leadership, since 2002. His other recent books include Leading and Managing People in Education (with David Middlewood), and The Principles of Educational Leadership and Management (with Les Bell and David Middlewood).