Jon Batterham has worked in the research industry since 1997 and at Research Director level since 2004. His passion for education led to him deciding to specialise in education research three years into his research career. Since then, Jon has worked for a vast number of commercial, charitable and public sector organisations active in the educational and skills sectors. Jon specialises in qualitative techniques and works closely with clients on programme development and evaluation strategies. At Chrysalis Research, Jon has headed up research projects for publishers, awarding bodies, CSR teams within large corporations, charities working in education, and membership bodies. Jon is also a director of Active Impact, a social enterprise in Gloucestershire that works to provide opportunities for disabled children and young people alongside their non-disabled peers. He is also a coach for Rodborough Youth Football Club under 7s, his son’s team.