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Meet Dean Thomas-Lowde, City Year Greater Manchester & The Black Country programme manager

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For the past 20 years, Dean has worked as a Senior Leader in Education, Consultant and Director in some very challenging urban environments. Dean’s previous roles have seen him establish himself as a business leader in education, with responsibility for growth and educational experience. He understands that working to develop a different approach is vital.

Who is your hero?
My dad. A man who always taught me to never stop learning, strive to achieve your goals and always be the person you want to be.

What is the most powerful book you have ever read?
Maya Angelou’s “I know why The Caged Bird Sings”.

What is your best career advice?
Kaizen: a Japanese business philosophy, meaning continuous improvement.

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