- GEP and AST Joint Education Committee
- GEP Board of Trustees (Chair) 25 April 2021 to 24 April 2025 (appointed under article 50)
- GEP Education Committee
- GEP Resources Committee
Fergal is a former teacher and headteacher, with 16 years’ subsequent experience of taking senior roles in business. In 2007 he set up The Key, which is now used by more than 50% of the country’s schools. He chaired the board of a maintained secondary school in Lambeth for 6 years, during which time numbers grew, GCSE results improved by 200% and the school went from ‘Requires Improvement’ to ‘Good’. He lives in Guildford and now serves as an adviser to a number of businesses and executive coach to several CEOs. Two of his three children attended GEP schools. He has chaired the GEP board since May 2016.