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Across our schools, we have developed a collaborative approach to leadership. Each Head leads their own school, whilst also engaging with colleagues to be leaders for the whole Foundation. 

Executive Director

Heidi Hall

Heidi Hall is the Executive Director for the Stephen Perse Foundation.

Heidi is a senior leader with experience of strategic leadership across education, the Arts and the creative industries, with a broad experience within the not-for-profit sector as a governor, trustee and mentor. Heidi is a renowned influencer and a committed advocate for those excluded from participation in Arts, Culture and Education. She has also led on creative projects including the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.

In 2018 Heidi was recognised by the annual Third Sector Awards for her successful leadership, winning the Rising Chief Executive Award.

She is a Trustee of Ballet Black and the Southbank Sinfonia at St. John's Smith Square in Westminster.

Heidi was previously the Director of Central School of Ballet in London where she led a Capital Campaign raising £10m to move the school to new premises on London’s South Bank. Through Heidi’s leadership, in February 2020 Central's new home was opened by and named after their Royal Patron, HRH The Countess of Wessex.

Heidi is committed and passionate about creating equal educational opportunities for all young people.

Our Foundation is a vibrant, dynamic place to work