John Theedom, Interim Director Early Years ServicesJohn Theedom

Director Early Years Services

John Theedom has been Director of Early Years Services since September 2012. John is responsible for Prospects’ provision of the largest Ofsted Early Years and Childcare inspection service, which covers the North of England and Midlands. John is also responsible for early years services delivered in the south of England.

John was previously the Business Development Director at the Pre-school Learning Alliance and prior to that was employed by the London Borough of Bexley to develop neighbourhood nurseries and children centres. John has also worked with local authorities, as an independent consultant, to manage a range of strategic and operational projects.

In addition to his experience in early years, John has expertise in logistics and planning, having worked in senior positions in transport, shipping and manufacturing companies. He has a Masters degree in Business Administration and is a Member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport.