Government Administration

How boss of Ofsted turned their career from inadequate to outstanding!



Login to watch

Want to watch the full episode? Login to your Youth Group account to access!

Login now
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.


Chief Operating Officer

About this episode

In this video, we have the pleasure of sitting down with
Chief Operating Officer
will share insights into
own career trajectory, detailing how
first entered the industry and the challenges and successes
encountered in
very first job.
But that's not all!
will also offer invaluable career advice that you can directly apply to your own professional development. Whether you're just starting out or looking to make the next big move in your career, this conversation promises to arm you with practical tips and strategies to help you succeed. Tune in and take the next step on your own career journey!

Matthew took on the position of Chief Operating Officer at Ofsted in April 2014 and additionally serves as the chair of the Operations Executive Board. His directorate is tasked with overseeing various key aspects of Ofsted, including data and information management, challenge and analysis, the annual report and surveys, communications, project planning and performance, financial operations, commercial activities, corporate governance and support, as well as human resources.

Matthew initially joined Ofsted in April 2007 as an assistant divisional manager, following a 10-month stint as the lead officer for workforce and organisational structure in the 'Creating New Ofsted' programme. He subsequently rose through the ranks Before his extensive career at Ofsted, Matthew had experience in teaching vocational education and skills to both young people and adults. He was also responsible for managing quality assurance in the post-16 education sector, particularly focusing on vocational and employment skills training.

Aviva plc is a British multinational insurance company headquartered in London
Solve your financial puzzles with Aviva
Ernst & Young Global Limited, trade name EY, is a British multinational professional services partnership
Careers at EY for students
Totaljobs is one of UK’s leading job boards, attracting 20 million visits per month and is part of The Stepstone Group
Jobs on Totaljobs

More from 'My Duvet Flip'

Hear from leaders of brands as they share their career paths and journey.

CEO of global foreign exchange shares his career secrets

Richard Wazacz Chief Executive Officer Travelex

We ask Domino's Pizza Boss how they went from Police to Pizza!

Nicola Frampton Chief Operating Officer Domino's Pizza Group
Law Practice
No items found.

Making history 185 years on becoming the first female senior partner in the firm!

Aedamar Comiskey - Senior Partner and Chair - Linklaters
The Ned
No items found.

I asked a hospitality boss how to get paid to travel the world!

Gareth Banner, Group Managing Director, The Ned

Aviva director reveals how to be chosen for the job!

Phoebe Barter Group Brand Director Aviva

Do THIS tomorrow morning and be successful!

Purnima Sen Chief People Officer & Chief Compliance Officer Sparta Global

How this EY leader with 18 jobs didn't stop them finding a career!

Rebecca Foden Head of Student Talent Attraction & Acquisition