Robin McLoughlin OBE

Panel Member

Robin McLoughlin OBE is currently Principal of Banbridge Academy, a former Principal of Grosvenor Grammar School, previous Director of the Controlled Schools’ Support Council, past Northern Ireland President of the Association of School and College Leaders and former Chairman of the Association of Controlled Grammar Schools.

He attended Portadown College and is a Physics graduate of Queen’s University Belfast.

He has served on a number of Educational steering groups, most recently he has been a member of the Department of Education’s Practitioner Group to plan for the safe reopening of schools and is a member of the DE and DfE Transition of Young People into Careers (14-19) Project Board.

In the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours he was awarded an OBE for his contribution to Education in Northern Ireland.