Peter Hogan



Leader and teacher in state and independent, charitable and for-profit sectors in UK and Asia working with a very wide range of young people and staff. Experienced in leading organisational development and change, practiced in implementing blended learning. Familiar with the challenges of managing large groups of teaching and non-teaching staff in very different, dynamic, competitive environments. Mentor and coach to alumni and staff.  


Employment history

  • Interim Executive Head, Windermere School (2021)

  • Principal of Regent’s International School, Bangkok, Thailand (2014-2020)

  • Interim Executive Principal of HCUK Studio School, Hull, England (2013-2014)

  • Headmaster of Loretto School, Scotland (2008-2013)

  • Headmaster (Warden) of Llandovery College, Wales (2000-2008)

  • Deputy Head of Sunderland High School, England (1995-2000)

  • Head of Business Education and Marketing at Trent College, Nottingham, England (1989-1995)

  • Head of Economics at Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Girls, England (1987-1989)

  • Teacher of Economics and History at The Grammar School at Leeds (1983-1987)


Summary of leadership roles (2000 to 2021)

  • Windermere School: Coeducational day and boarding school for pupils aged 3-18.

  • Regent’s, Bangkok: Coeducational day and boarding school for pupils aged 3-18.

  • HCUK Studio School: State funded school for 14–16 year-old pupils.

  • Loretto School: Co-educational HMC boarding and day school for pupils aged 3-18.

  • Llandovery College: Co-educational HMC boarding and day school for pupils aged 3-18.


Education, qualifications and awards

  • Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts.

  • Master of Arts in Education. The Open University.

  • PGCE Economics and Music. Leeds University.

  • Bachelor of Commerce-Economics, Law and Accountancy. University of Liverpool.


Academic standards

  • Regent’s: Raised IB Diploma annual average scores to the equivalent of A*A A at A level. Best in Thailand and Best in World Awards for IGCSE 2017, 2018 and 2019.

  • Loretto: Raised A level results to best in the school history; value added scores in the top 5% of the UK.

  • Llandovery: GCSEs and A levels reached their highest level in school history.

  • Dynamic and ambitious Higher Education programmes in all schools resulting in more offers at Oxbridge, UK Russell Group, Ivy League and other global top 200 universities.


Inspection and safeguarding

  • Appointed Lead Child Protection Officer in four schools. Extensive experience of child safety and protection.

  • Prepared schools for successful Ofsted, ISI, boarding and Council of International Schools inspections.

  • Qualified and experienced Independent Schools Inspectorate inspector.


Notable strategic achievements

  • International: integrating 40 nationalities into one school, global recruitment of staff and students, franchising school brand into new countries, training teaching staff and school leaders in Europe, Eurasia, Russia and South East Asia. 

  • Llandovery: Regarded as one of top three schools in Wales by 2008. Founded new Primary School. Turnover trebled in six years.

  • Loretto: In 2012 the school was declared one of the country’s top academic institutions by The Scotsman. Revenue increased by 35% in five years.

  • Hull: a one-year troubleshooting post for a new school.   


Staff training and public events

  • Keynote speaker to school governors and school leaders at the CBI and Institute of Directors.

  • Extensive UK and overseas experience training staff in safeguarding and child protection.

  • Headteacher, teacher training and lecture tours in Russia, Poland, SE Asia and the Caucasus.


Educational projects, publications, and media

  • Created RegentsX an online college offering A Level tuition and English as an Alternative Language.

  • Devised The Student Investor Challenge a stock market education resource used by 100,00 pupils.

  • Created an award-winning school website and launched the UK’s first school app.

  • Hogan.Education blogsite has over 10,000 followers across all platforms.

  • Author of A level Economics and Business Studies text books.

  • Occasional analyst and newspaper reviewer for BBC radio.

  • Regular contributor to educational journals, website and social media platforms.

  • Education consultant to The Financial Times and Jane Goodall Institute environmental charity.

  • University and school governance, committee and other voluntary work throughout my career.