Career Path Conversations with Fergal Roche, MD Nobel Thinking

Our CEO Adam Bloch is in conversation Fergal Roche, MD Nobel Thinking, talking about his interesting and broad career path to date, how he got to where he is today and any good advice he has for people looking to follow in his footsteps.

Fergal is an experienced board chair and non-executive director (NED), currently of a multi-site organisation with assets in excess of £50m and 750 staff, a private equity backed company supporting schools/trusts back offices, and a privately held managed learning technology-for-schools business. He has led four different organisations and held senior business development roles in a FTSE 100 company and a $4Bn turnover privately held international group. Fergal’s in-depth understanding of the education landscape, including maintained, academy, independent and international sectors has helped him build a fast growth, highly successful entrepreneurial business in the SME space, appearing in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list and winning major sector awards. He also holds an MBA from a leading business school.