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Smart Centre

Dr. Ron McLone

Consultant to the SMART Centre


Ron McLone is the former Director General of Assessment at Cambridge Assessment –the largest assessment agency in Europe - and former Chief Executive of OCR.  He has recently retired from  Chair of the Joint Council for Qualifications (an association of the largest Awarding Bodies in the UK), a member of the DCSF Consultation Group, PQA, a Member of the QCA Steering Group for Specialised Diplomas, and is Chairman of Governors of Culford School in Bury St Edmunds.

He has enjoyed a distinguished career as a lecturer and senior lecturer in mathematics at Southampton University, where he was chair of the Department Board for Mathematics, and Assistant Dean for the Faculties of Science and Mathematical Studies.  In his role as consultant to SMART Centre Ron brings a wide range of experience and skills to the group, and a pool of deep wisdom.


Ron McLone