Conor Ryan


Conor leads on the Sutton Trust’s communications and research work.  Conor was senior education adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair from 2005-2007 and was David Blunkett’s special adviser from 1993-2001, covering both policy and media relations in government and opposition for the Education and Employment Secretary.

Before joining the Trust Conor was an independent writer and consultant, working with many education organisations, and senior education figures.