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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. Since September 2018, Gill has been Registrar at the University of Oxford.

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

Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
Highgate School Coeducational Independent School Governor 2013

 

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. 

Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
Tottenham Hotspur  Football Club Executive Director 2006
Tottenham Foundation Charity Trustee 2016
MS MONICA DUNCAN
 

Monica Duncan is Principal at Duke’s Aldridge Academy. She joined the governing body after taking up headship in January 2009. She was a Headteacher in Lewisham for 8 years before coming to Haringey.

She has worked in education for most of her working life. Her teaching career began in Birmingham, then Coventry and Duke’s Aldridge Academy is her third London school.

Monica is passionate about education and enjoys the challenges of headship in urban schools. Her personal mantra is ‘where there is a will, there is a way’.

Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
Duke's Aldridge Academy Secondary School Headteacher 2009
St Luke's School, Hampstead Primary School Governor   2013
ms Minakshi Dogra 

Minakshi is currently serving as vice-chair at Vale School. She is part of the school development committee and works intensively on the parent partnership programme with various therapy teams in Haringey.

Minakshi is also an ex science teacher who has worked in different boroughs across London in challenging set ups of different secondary schools including work with special needs children.

During her time at Vale School, she worked as a volunteer for the speech and language therapy department for two years and then joined the Governing Body in 2012 . Minaskshi's passion is to serve the community through education.

Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
The Vale School Special School Governor  2015
MR Tony Hartney 

Tony Hartney is Headteacher at Gladesmore Community School.

Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
Gladesmore Community School Secondary school Head   
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 Coeducational Independent School Headmaster 2014
MR DAYO OLUSESI
 

Dayo is a Senior Auditor at the Government Internal Audit Agency. He has worked in Internal Audit across various government departments and Agencies for over 15 years providing audit and assurance service on governance, risk management and internal control. During this period, he has been seconded as a consultant, Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager on various government projects. Prior to moving to audit, he worked as an Accountant and Finance Business Manager.

Dayo is a Chartered Accountant (FCCA) and Chartered Internal Auditor (MIIA). He graduated from Middlesex University with a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance. He is a Chair of a board of Trustees for a charity and the lead governor for safeguarding and health & safety on another school governing board.

Dayo is married with 2 teenage children, his son is a student at LAE Tottenham. Dayo is a multi-instrumentalist, loves reading, watching movies and enjoys playing basketball and table tennis.

Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
Carterhatch Junior School & Chesterfield Primary School Academy (School) Governor 2017
Mr Kumar panja
 

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

Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
Highgate School Coeducational Independent School Governor 2014
Mr Adam PETTITT 

Adam Pettitt has been Head Master of Highgate School since 2006. He read French and German at New College, Oxford and began his teaching career at Eton College. He was subsequently Head of German at Oundle School and Head of Modern Languages at Abingdon School. In 1998 he was appointed as Second Master (Deputy Head) at Norwich School. Highgate School leads the Chrysalis Programme which has created partnerships with over twenty maintained schools in Haringey, Camden, Brent and Islington, providing a wide range of support.

Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
Highgate School Coeducational Independent School Head 2006
London Academy of Excellence Stratford Sixth Form Academy Member of Education Committee 2012
Brighton College Coeducational Independent School Governor  
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

The Boy with Chocolate Fingers Ltd 

Film Production Company Ltd

Director

2007

The Cavendish School for Girls

Primary School

Governor

2013

Highgate School

Coeducational Independent School

Governor 

2014

London Garden Designer

Landscape Design Company

Freelance producer

2015

MR ANDREW WEBSTER
Andrew is Headteacher of Park View School.
Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
Park View School Secondary school Head   
Mr Paul Teulon
 

Paul is the Director of Director of Student Recruitment, Admissions and Administration at TEDI-LONDON and formally 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 on using this knowledge to support the development of LAE Tottenham.

Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
King's College London University Employee  
Saffron Walden County High School Coeducational Academy School Governor 2018
Mr Jan balon (headteacher)
 
Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date Interest Started
Woodside High School Secondary School Governor 2019