Who we are

Originally established to provide support to school leaders, governing bodies, LAs and MATs, RMCeducation also works with other public sector and third sector organisations. We specialise in:

* leadership development

* organisational restructure

* change management

* project management

Our MD is Ros McMullen (NPQH, MBA, FRSA) who is an experienced LA headteacher, academy principal, executive principal and CEO. Ros worked at the frontline in challenging schools and academies for 31 years before establishing RMCeducation. 

Ros McMullen: CV highlights

  • Praised by Tony Blair for “raising standards” 2002
  • “Outstanding leadership of headteacher”OFSTED 2004
  • Project managed the establishment of the first academy in Yorkshire from two challenging schools and led as Principal. 2005 to 2013.
  • “Outstanding leadership” OFSTED 2009
  • Praised by Secretary of State in party conference speech 2010
  • National Leader in Education from 2011
  • Established a multi-academy trust 2012
  • Chair of Independent Academies Association 2006 – 2008
  • Committee member of Anglican Association of Academy and Secondary Heads from 2008
  • Team member on OFSTED inspections with CfBT 2014 / 2015
  • Founder member of @HeadsRoundtable from 2012
  • Executive Principal, Midlands Academy Trust from December 2016 - August 2019


Ros is often invited to give her experience in publications and comment for new pieces about education, here is a small selection of some of those articles:

Our Associates

Our Associates are all either:
  • experienced heads or principals with a proven track record
  • experienced finance directors
  • experienced HR managers
  • professionals who have successfully delivered for us personally in the past

This enables us to construct effective teams who have the experience and expertise necessary to successfully deliver projects in a time efficient and economic manner. If you are interested in joining our team you can find out more about  becoming an associate.

RMCeducation uses the services of a highly experienced coach, Hugh Jones.

Hugh has been involved in the field of coaching and transformation for some 15 years and has run his own independent coaching practice since 2001. He is an experienced coach and an ANLP recognised trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

Prior to working in this field, Hugh spent 21 years in the construction industry as a civil engineer, employed latterly as a senior manager by one of the leading national construction companies. He has a wealth of practical experience of working in industry and seamlessly combines this knowledge of commercial practicalities and pragmatic leadership with facilitating change for clients. In order to achieve outstanding results, it is necessary to change behaviour and thinking. Hugh is equally at home working with people and organisations who readily embrace change as well as with those who may find this to be challenging territory.

Clients include numerous individuals and SME’s, professional practices including solicitors, accountants and construction consultants, a healthcare trust, County and Borough Councils, as well as a large number of Secondary High Schools and Academies.

RMCeducation's specialist in the special school sector is experienced headteacher Peter Crockett. Peter offers headteacher and senior staff mentoring in special, primary and secondary settings. He has recently developed a package of school leadership supervision which sits outside of performance management, and assists headteachers and governing bodies in maximising the effectiveness of senior staff.

Anne Harasymiw is an highly experienced HR Consultant who previously worked at a senior level in the Public Sector & was the lead professional for the Casework and Advisory Team and managed the HR Customer Service Centre.

Currently she provides HR Consultancy services to small businesses, MATs, academies, schools and Public sector organisations. Developing and redesigning employment policies/procedures to support the achievement of their strategic aims and people plans, whilst ensuring that they comply with legal and regulatory obligations.

Anna provides expert high-quality HR advice to assist in resolving individual employment cases and employee relations issues. She has a positive relationship with the professional associations and Trade Unions and support/ lead trade Union consultation and negotiations for clients.

Anna will deal with  MAT, Academy conversions, TUPE transfers and support in undertaking the due diligence process; providing advice in relation to  all aspects of  organisation redesign and redundancy.Having managed the HR Customer Service centre for a large Metropolitan Borough Council she is able to provide practical advice in relation to transactional services including Resourcing, Payroll, Pay and Reward, HR Administration, Systems and Management information.