Governance structure

The following were and have been Directors/Trustees/Governors/Members since 1 September 2016, as detailed below.  The Senior Management Team is also detailed.  The small letters refer to the current memberships of the various committees.

(see Governance Structure document below for details)

For more information on our Governors, please visit the Governors' Biographies page. You can also view the relevant business and pecuniary interests of all members and trustees (Governors) here.

Corporate Member

BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited

Directors/Trustees/ Nominated Governors/ Members of the Company through the year

(* These Governors have been proposed as Members to the BPI and the Secretary of State for Education, as required by our Articles.  Confirmation has been received from the BPI but is awaited from the Secretary of State.)


Chris Ancliff (appointed 1 January 2017) c, e

Paul Burger (Chair of Finance Committee) c

* Jo Charrington a

* Madelaine Cooper  d, e

Maggie Crowe OBE a, d, f

John Deacon CBE b

* Angela Ferreira b, e

* Martin Locket c, e

Prof Sally Mackey f

Dej Mahoney (Chair of Governance Committee) e, f

Jonathan Morrish (Chair of PR/Marketing Committee) d

Simon Presswell

Louise Soden (appointed 26 September 2017) b

Horace Trubridge a

Andrew Yeates (resigned 31 December 2016) a, c, e

Co-opted Governor through the year; Trustee from 26 September 2017

Sylvia McNamara (Chair of Curriculum & Student Welfare Committee) a, f

Staff Governors (Co-opted) through the year; Trustee from 26 September 2017

Theresa Baker (retired 31 October 2017) c, f

Thabo Stuck (elected 07 December 2020), f

Parent Governors (Co-opted) through the year; Trustee from 26 September 2017

Sarah Castle (resigned 9 May 2017) c

Marianne Cwynarski (elected 1 February 2017) f

Bridget McKenzie (retired 31 January 2017) f

James Hillier (elected December 2020)

Attends Governors’ meetings by invitation

Nick Jefferson (commenced 19 June 2017)


Yong Liu

Senior Leaders


Director of Finance

Senior Assistant Principal – Academic Studies

Assistant Principal – Creative Arts

Assistant Principal – Performing Arts

Assistant Principal – Student Experience


Stuart Worden a, c, d, f

Yong Liu a, c, d, e

Kirsty Mehta f

Adrianne Chapman c

Ray Oudkerk a

Claire Mullord f

Committee membership during the year

a) Personnel Committee

b) Principal’s Performance Management Committee

c) Finance Committee

d) PR/Marketing Committee

e) Governance Committee

f) Curriculum and Student Welfare Committee