Designation: Director of Rollins Education Consultancy Ltd

Marva Rollins is the Director of Rollins Education Consultancy Ltd, where she collaborates with school leaders nationwide to enhance educational opportunities for all students by addressing equality, equity, diversity, and inclusion. After retiring as an executive headteacher in 2019, she remained dedicated to supporting school and middle leaders in strategic and operational roles. With 30 years of experience, Marva has significantly increased the percentage of Black Heritage leaders in education by co-writing and leading national programmes. She also offers coaching for future leaders, is a Non-Executive Director for an education company, and a regular conference speaker.


Committed to community service for over 45 years, Marva is a founder member of several community groups and charities, a patron of The Reach Society, and a governor of three schools. Her efforts have earned her numerous awards, including an honorary degree, the Windrush Education Champions Award, Barbados government 50th Independence Award, and an OBE in 2017 In 2009 the Evening Standard named Marva as one of the 1000 most influential people in London; and in 2011 she was featured in the Metro’s top 50 Black Heroes.