Speaker details

House of Lords (United Kingdom)

David Puttnam

David Puttnam is the chair of Atticus Education, an online education company based in Ireland.
David spent thirty years as an independent producer of award-winning films including The Mission, The Killing Fields, Local Hero, Chariots of Fire, Midnight Express, Bugsy Malone and Memphis Belle. His films have won ten Oscars, 25 Baftas and the Palme D'Or at Cannes.
He retired from film production in 1998 to focus on his work in public policy. In 1998 he founded the National Teaching Awards, which he chaired until 2008, also serving as the first Chair of the General Teaching Council from 2000 to 2002.

David was appointed to the House of Lords in 1997.

David Puttnam is a speaker in the following presentations: