Stewart Bailey (Vice-Chair)
Stewart Bailey is the Founder of Virtual Viewing, and has been Managing Director of the company since its inception. With offices in MK, London and Central Europe, Stewart’s time is split across countries promoting Virtual Viewing’s award winning technologies with partners in central and local government, security agencies and major property developers from San Francisco to Ukraine. In addition to spearheading Virtual Viewing’s activity across Smart Cities, Intelligent Buildings, Augmented Reality and the latest mobile app development technologies Stewart is also a supporter of the local community and charities and is committed to civic involvement.
During his graduation from the Common Purpose Matrix programme, he led the project to design the official logo for Milton Keynes’ 40th Birthday that was subsequently launched in the city centre and adopted by Milton Keynes Council throughout the year across the City. Stewart also founded the Milton Keynes Consortium, organisers of The Big Moo, Milton Keynes’ 40th Birthday party. The Big Moo also made Milton Keynes a Guinness World Record Holder!
Michael Speranza (Chair)
Michael and his family are members of Potential Plus UK and have regularly attended our Big Family Weekends as well as being active on our Facebook Group, Parenting High Potential. Michael himself is a solicitor with Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, an international law firm based in St Paul’s, London. Michael’s daughter is home educated, and Michael runs workshops at some of our events to share his experiences of home education with other parents.
Joy is the Professional Development leader at Parliament Hill School and has extensive experience of leadership in a range of inner-London schools and of supporting UK and international schools in setting up policies and practices for the most able. Her current role as at Parliament Hill School includes responsibility for professional development for teachers and support staff at all stages in their careers, student leadership, Healthy Schools and leading on all aspects of provision for students with high learning potential (HLP). This includes the identification processes, in-class provision, parents’ workshops and an enrichment programme designed to close the gap and ensure all HLP students have equal opportunities for securing a place at a Russell Group university, and to create a fulfilling, challenging and supportive experience at school for each and every student. Joy has presented at a number of national conferences on innovative student leadership initiatives aimed at the most able and on provision for students with high learning potential. In addition, she has published a range of articles in professional journals and text books.