Jim Hawkins

Global Head of School Heads & Vice Chancellor
Global Education Design Committee

Prior to taking on this role, Jim Hawkins was Head Master of Harrow School in London, one of the world’s great learning institutions and boarding schools, with over four hundred years of history. Before beginning his teaching career, Jim read Mathematics at Brasenose College, Oxford University, where he also completed his teaching qualification. He then taught at Radley College before being appointed Head of Mathematics at Forest School and subsequently Deputy Head of Chigwell School. He became Head Master of Norwich School in 2002 and started as Head Master of Harrow in 2011. Jim has held several state and independent school governorships and was Vice-President (Europe) of the International Boys’ Schools Coalition. His sporting interests include rowing, rugby, soccer and basketball, all of which he has coached. His wife, Zoe, is an artist, and they have a teenage daughter.