Sebastien has been Community Organiser and School Leader for over 15 years. He was the Founding Headteacher of La Fontaine Academy, a state-funded primary in London, which he led for over 6 years. Before setting up La Fontaine Academy, Sebastien worked with Citizens UK, coaching Headteachers, supporting them on issues of social justice and institutional development. His community organising work was recognised in 2012, when he received a Community Champion Award. He also received an Inspirational Educator Award from the Worshipful Company of Educators for his work across the UK. Sebastien holds a Ph.D. from Cardiff University.