Matt Collins

Head of School Places Policy

Department for Education

Matt currently leads on school places policy for the Department for Education, having joined in the summer of 2016.

Before that, he worked for several years at HM Treasury, where he worked on education, housing supply and local government and at the Department for Communities and Local Government.


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