Chris Weaversworks for the NASUWT, the teachers’ union, where he leads the union’s political engagement as well as relationships with a wide range of external organisations domestically and internationally. He previously worked for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, advising and supporting the local authority’s majority group on policy and political matters. Outside work, Chris is very active in governance of public bodies, addressing issues including education, crime and housing and is also a trustee of an almshouse charity.