Board of Governors

Richard Green FCA

Chair of Governors

Educated at King’s College School, Wimbledon, Richard has over 35 years’ experience at Board level in general and financial management, in executive and non-executive capacities. He held a number of positions as the Finance Director for FTSE companies and was Chair of AGBIS.

Neale Andrews LLB

Chair of Governance & Deputy Chairman

Educated at Alleyn’s School, Dulwich, Neale joined the English Speaking Union exchange programme to Tabor Academy, Mass, USA returning to the UK to study law at Leicester University and at ULaw, Chester. He is currently Partner in charge of Corporate and Commercial Law at Mundays LLP.

Tracy Cook MCIPR

Chair of Education & Welfare

Educated at Brighton and Hove High and at Oxford University. Tracy produced a series of programmes for the BBC, after which she went into freelance journalism – writing features on education for UK Newspapers and education magazines, before becoming Head of Press at the ISC. She is currently a media consultant and a director of ASF.

Bob Southey FCA

Chair of Finance

Educated at the Royal Grammar School, Guildford, Mr Southey went on to study at the University of Brighton before qualifying as an accountant. Mr Southey is currently a Partner at Wilkins Kennedy LLP.

Paul Grinham Msc

Chair of Estates

Educated at Courtmore Comprehensive, Guildford College of Technology and the University of Bournemouth, Paul has spent many years within the construction industry. He is currently a Partner at Synergy overseeing the project management, health and safety divisions.

Caroline Colvin OBE

Prior's Field Alumna

Educated at Prior’s Field School, Caroline went on to train as a Montessori and TEFL teacher. Now retired, she has been Head of the EU department of the CBI, served as Chair of Governors, British Junior Academy of Brussels and of the Diplomatic Service Families Association, FCO. She is currently Chair of the Anglo-Belgian Society and Trustee of the RBBS.

Mark Evans MRICS

Governor

Mark grew up in Guildford and attended George Abbott School.  He then studied Building Surveying at Thames Polytechnic.  As a Chartered Building Surveyor, Mark has worked in the property industry since 1993 and more specifically within architectural practices in Farnham for the last 14 years.

Liz Gillingham LPC

Governor

Mrs Gillingham was educated at Sir Williams Perkins School in Chertsey, studied History at Manchester University and law at Nottingham Law School. She qualified as a lawyer in 2009 having completed a training contract with Slaughter and May. Since 2010 she has worked for Penningtons Manches LLP in Guildford in their corporate department. Liz currently holds the title of Senior Associate with the firm.

Andrew Gough MA

Governor

Andrew is a Headmaster of Ripley Court School. Before that he was Second Master at Danes Hill School, Director of Studies at Copthorne Prep and he taught at SACS in Cape Town and served a spell in the South African Navy. He is also an ISI inspector. His two daughters both attended Prior’s Field.

Ian Hinckley MBA

Governor

Educated at Rutlish School and London Metropolitan University, Mr Hinckley went on to obtain an MBA at Henley Business School.  He has held positions in taxation, treasury functions and IT and was latterly the Head of Finance for BAA Ltd, Heathrow. He is currently studying for a Doctorate.

Steve James

Governor

Educated at Wymondham College, Steve went straight into a career in IT. He spent many years as a software developer before moving into infrastructure support and management, mostly within the music industry. Lately he has been providing ICT support to a local SEN school.

Julien Jensen-Humphreys FCA

Governor

Educated at Harrow School, Julien trained as an accountant at Peat, Marwick Mitchell & Co. With over twenty years in international banking,  he took on a number of roles as Head of Corporate Banking & Chief Financial Officer. His final six years prior to retirement was spent as Bursar at Reigate Grammar School.

Hazel Morris MRICS

Governor

Educated at Prior’s Field, Hazel went on to become a Chartered Surveyor at the College of Estate Management.. She later obtained the RICS Diploma in Building Conservation. She is a partner at Knight Frank LLP, where she has worked since 1999, valuing institutional commercial property across the UK.

Alec Sanderson CITP

Governor

An apprenticed avionics engineer with British Caledonian, Alec has remained in the technology sector and now consults in software development.  He has had a number of executive and non-executive Board level appointments and has been a founding member of several technology start-ups.  He is a Chartered Director ambassador for the IoD and helps at The University of Surrey with their entrepreneurs.