Stephen Morales was recently appointed as the new Executive Director of the Institute of School Business Management. Stephen has a 20 year career history in operations and finance and has worked at a senior level in both the public and private sectors. He has managed significant change management and quality assurance programmes including a five year stint at Credit Suisse. Before being appointed to the post of Business Director for Watford Grammar School he enjoyed a spell as the Finance Director of an International School in Spain. Since returning to the United Kingdom in 2007 Stephen has combined his roles as Business Director at Watford with significant engagement and consultation work with the department for education and is now a familiar face in Westminster. Stephen is committed to ensuring ISBL remains relevant and at the forefront of the profession by leading the association in a direction that will provide better services and offerings, along with more collaborative work for increased benefits to members and the profession as a whole. In a rapidly changing sector Stephen is passionate and absolutely committed to raising the profile of the school business management profession.