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Governance


Ms Gill aitken
 

Gill began her career as a lobbyist on disability issues and then qualified as a lawyer in the city. Wanting to improve rather challenge law she joined the Government Legal service and has worked in several departments.

Gill is General Counsel and Solicitors at HM Revenue and Customs leading 1200 lawyers, paralegals and tax professionals. As part of her Board responsibilities she is HMRC’s Social Mobility Champion.

Gill is a keen cyclist, walker and reader and spends a lot of time at the Lea Rowing Club watching her son row.

  • No declared interests
Ms Donna-Maria Cullen
 

Donna is an Executive Director of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club and has spent over 25 years in business management. 

Donna was previously with Chime plc and was Deputy MD of Good Relations. She specialised in the field of corporate and financial communications and marketing, having also worked in public affairs. Early major campaigns included the privatization of BP, Thames Water and AEA Technology. She advised the Club over a period of 14 years prior to joining the Board in 2006, Donna currently oversees the Club's Planning Consultations, Communications, Content and Marketing departments.

She graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1984 with a double Masters in Politics and English.

Donna is a trustee of the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation which undertakes Educational programmes. 

  • No declared interests
Mr NICHOLAS HEWLETT 

Nicholas was educated at Whitgift School, Croydon. After contemplating a career as a professional singer, Mr Hewlett decided to complete a PGCE at the Institute of Education, leading him to take his first teaching job at Dulwich College. After three years, he was made Head of Geography at Magdalen College School, Oxford where, over the next five years, he was given additional responsibilities as a Housemaster, Contingent Commander of the CCF and Director of the annual Arts Festival.

In 2011, Mr Hewlett was employed as part of a team that set-up and led a flagship school on the island of Jeju, South Korea, under the banner and guidance of North London Collegiate School.

Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
       
St Dunstan’s College co-educational independent school Headmaster 2014

 

Ms Frances King
 

Frances was Principal of Collège Alpin Beau Soleil, a coeducational school in Switzerland prior to becoming Head of Mill Hill School and Chief Executive of the Mill Hill School Foundation in January 2016. 

  • No declared interests
Ms Bernice McCabe
 

Bernice is Director of International Schools and Education Strategy, NLCS.

  • No declared interests
Mr Kumar panja
 

Kumar works for JP Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank and is a governor of Highgate School.

  • No declared interests
Mr Adam PETTITT 

Adam is the Headmaster of Highgate School and Deputy Chair of Governors at LAE Tottenham.

  • No declared interests
Mr John Pheasant 
 

John is Bursar of Highgate School. A Mathematics graduate, he served in the Royal Navy reaching the rank of Commander before his appointment to Highgate; during this time he also qualified as a barrister practising in criminal and international law.

John serves on the Finance Committee of the London Academy of Excellence in Stratford.

Name of Business

Nature of Business

Nature of Interest

Date Interest Started

       

Highgate School 

Coeducational Independent School

 Bursar(employee)     

2009

LAE Stratford

Sixth Form Academy

Member of Finance Committee 

2012

Mr Paul Rothwell
 

Paul is a television producer who ran his own successful production company. He combines a lifelong interest in architecture with film and education.

He is a trustee of two other charities involved with education. He has two daughters in secondary education.

Name of Business

Nature of Business

Nature of Interest

Date Interest Started

       

Deweldycz Developments Ltd

Film and Property Development

Director

1997

Gorgeous Real Estate Ltd

Property Company

Partner

2004

Shockheaded Pictures Ltd

Film Production Company

Director

2006

The Boy with Chocolate Fingers Ltd 

Film Production Company Ltd

Director

2007

The Cavendish School for Girls

Secondary School

Governor

2013

Highgate School

Coeducational Independent School

Governor 

2014

London Garden Designer

Landscape Design Company

Freelance producer

2015

Dr gary savage 

Gary was educated at Bungay High School, Suffolk, and at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, where he took a Double First in History before completing his doctorate on 'Foreign Policy and Political Culture in Later Eighteenth-Century France'.

He began his teaching career at Eton College, where he was Head of History and Master-in-College (Housemaster to the seventy King's Scholars). He moved on to become Under Master (Deputy Head) at Westminster School, before his appointment as Headmaster of Alleyn's School in 2010.

He is married to Natalie, a television producer and writer, enjoys the Arts, German, History, and supports Ipswich Town F.C.

Name of Business

Nature of Business

Nature of Interest

Date Interest Started

       

Alleyn's School Enterprise Ltd

Separate company managing the commercial activities of Alleyn's School

Director

2010

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Public art gallery / museum and educational charity in Dulwich, London

Trustee

2014

Southwark Community Education Council

Charity promoting education in the borough of Southwark

Vice-Chair of Trustees

2015

Roedean School Girls' boarding school, educational charity. Member of Council (i.e. Governor) 2016
Mr Paul Teulon
 

Paul is the Director of Admissions and Registry Services  at King’s College London.

After studying Economics at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge he proceeded to work for both the Admissions Offices in Cambridge and Oxford for the next decade where his responsibilities included Student Recruitment, Summer Schools, Widening Participation and Admissions Policy.

He was born in Barking and attended state schools and colleges in Havering, which drives his passion for all students to have the best start in life and the maximum number of opportunities to help them fulfil their potential.

He chaired the Education Committee at LAE Stratford and is keen to use this knowledge to support the development of LAE Tottenham.

  • No declared interests