Anna Mountford-Zimdars is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Research at King’s Learning Institute, King’s College London. Anna is interested in issues around inequality and widening participation in education and beyond with a strong focus on linking academics and practitioners and making genuine changes to practice. Anna has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and commissioned reports. Her work was cited in the Westminster Parliament. Her monograph ‘Meritocracy and the University: Selective Admissions in England and the US’ was published by Bloomsbury early in 2016. More information on Anna’s academic work is available here.