Daniel Stone MCMI
Daniel has held a number of leadership positions related to education and community development. As the Education and Community Projects Coordinator for diversity experts Rare, Daniel managed the Target Oxbridge programme and launched a number of successful pre-university development initiatives. Daniel is a former community organiser and was also a National Coordinator for Ascension Trust where he coordinated a national programme working to improve pastoral care and support in schools. Daniel also has extensive governance experience having been Chair of the Board of trustees for the charity Young People Matter, a school governor and a certified corporate governance practitioner.
Daniel was born and raised in Handsworth, Birmingham and recently returned to his ‘home city’ where he works for the University of Birmingham. Daniel’s current role is focused on improving employability outcomes for students from widening participation backgrounds. From September 2017, Daniel will be a participant in the University’s management trainee scheme.
Daniel was educated at Hamstead Hall School in Birmingham then became the first person from his school to study at the University of Oxford where he read Economics and Management. During his time at Oxford, Daniel was elected as St Peter’s JCR President, chaired several student committees and became a full time sabbatical officer for the Oxford University Student Union where he led the Union’s strategy on charitable activity and community engagement. Daniel also holds a Master’s from UCL and in 2011 was named as the number 1 black student in the UK for contributions to student leadership and social entrepreneurship.
Type: West Midlands Regional Board