Mr G Minto CBE (Chair)
Graeme Minto studied Engineering at the University of Cambridge in the 1960s, and went on to spend 12 years working in research and development laboratories at Marconi and Cambridge Consultants. He started Domino Printing Sciences in 1978, as a spin-out from Cambridge Consultants to exploit some of the Ink Jet Technology he had developed there. Since 1988 he has been a non-executive director or chairman of a number of local company boards. He was a magistrate for over 20 years and has been involved in various local public sector bodies and charities, including Hobson’s Conduit. He was churchwarden and also treasurer at Trumpington Parish Church. Graeme has been a school parent governor, and was a founding governor of what is now Anglia Ruskin University. He is also a member of the Cambridge Rotary Club which organises the local STEM Technology Tournament for schools.
School link: Development
Ms J Clements OBE
Judy Clements’ previous positions include Head of Diversity and Equality for Her Majesty’s Prison Service and Director of the Independent Police Complaints Commission. She was also Chair of The Diana Princess of Wales NHS Children’s Hospital Trust and a formal member of the BBC’s Regional Advisory Council. One of her greatest achievements was co-ordinating the UK’s largest Crime Prevention Project under the Government’s Safer Cities Programme. Judy currently sits as the Deputy Chair of Barnardo’s UK Children’s Charity and a member of Victim Support’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, alongside her position as governor of St Mary’s School, Cambridge and another independent school. She was awarded the OBE for outstanding work to the West Midlands Community in 2000.
School link: Sixth Form, Psychology, Economics and Business Studies
Mr A Grant
Andrew Grant’s teaching career was spent in HMC Schools, including Merchant Taylors', Whitgift, RGS Guildford and St Albans, from which he recently retired after 21 years as Headmaster. Beyond school, Andrew was Chairman of HMC in 2009-2010, a Director of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) from 2009-2011 and served on various curriculum-related groups including the assessment sub-group of the Tomlinson 14-19 Review and the HMC/GSA Universities sub-committee. His experience as a governor spans HMC, GSA and IAPS schools and he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Commerce and Manufactures (RSA).
School link: Teaching & Learning
Mr C Jones
Colin Jones is the Managing Partner of law firm Hewitsons specialising in construction law. His legal practice involves working with a wide range of educational institutions, including schools in the independent and maintained sector as well as colleges and universities; which enabled him to have a wide range of experience of education in its various forms. He enjoys his role as governor, which he accepted in 2013, as it allows him to be involved with a different side of the education sector.
School link: Admissions
Mr A Milne
Alistair Milne was brought up in Scotland and attended Napier University in Edinburgh studying Commerce. His career started and remained in HR, where he had people responsibility in a number of organisations in a variety of sectors including engineering, technology, manufacturing and science. He has also worked with the NSPCC and the professional body for chartered surveyors RICS. Responsibilities within these organisations have included: reward, equality and diversity, health and safety, internal communications and volunteering as well as the more traditional HR roles such as employee engagement and employee relations. Most of his roles have a global element with experience of operating in Asia-Pacific, the Americas and across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
School link: HR, Careers and Work Experience
Mr J Pyne
School link: TBC
Mrs S Squire
A graduate of the University of Cambridge, Sarah spent 36 years as a diplomat in six countries and also served as the Ambassador to Estonia. During her various London based assignments she worked with many government departments: Cabinet Office; Department for International Development; Ministry of Defence; Department for Employment; and the Treasury. Following her Foreign Office career Sarah was elected as the President of Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, and acted as a Deputy Vice Chancellor, chaired and belonged to numerous boards, committees and working groups.
Sarah also has significant experience in the voluntary sector having been a Magistrate on the Cambridge Bench and a board member of local groups such as Cambridge VSO and the Cambridge Humanitarian Centre. Most recently she has taken on non-executive roles: as a trustee for United Learning and United Church Schools, as a Chapter Member of Ely Cathedral, as Co-Chair of Cambridge for Europe and as a trustee of The Bell Foundation.
Sarah is married and has a son and a daughter.
School link: Marketing, English, Modern and Ancient Languages
Mr S Westley
After attending Lancaster Royal Grammar School, Stuart Westley read Law at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, representing the University at rugby and cricket and achieving a degree. After a brief spell as a professional cricketer, he taught mathematics at Framlingham College from 1973 to 1984 where he was also a Housemaster and Director of Studies. He has subsequently held leadership roles at Bristol Cathedral School, King William’s College, Isle of Man and Haileybury. He succeeded Shane Rutter-Jerome as General Secretary of AGBIS in September 2009. He has been a governor of nine schools and is currently Chairman of Governors of a preparatory school in Hertfordshire.
School link: Risk & Compliance, Mathematics