I joined the Governing body at West Lodge as a Parent Governor in November 2016.
I have 3 children (aged 6, 3 and 1). I have a BSc in Mathematics and work as the Head of IT for an Investment Manager, where I manage the IT team and have the responsibility for the IT Infrastructure of the company.
Over the past 15 years, I have developed strong IT strategy, project management and staff management skills while working under pressurised situations globally in numerous countries with varying business cultures. I have had to manage projects of varying scale and complexity with very aggressive deadlines and achieve results in ambiguous environments.
With such a demanding work environment, a good work-life balance is very important to me.
As a parent, I believe this is the same when it comes to children, they need a good balance between academic education, sports, music and the most important, a lot of fun.
I am very passionate about education and feel that a challenging, fun and safe school environment for children is paramount. If encouraged, nurtured and educated in a friendly and unpressurised environment, children will gain the confidence, ability and knowledge they need to face the “big bad world”.
I am a friendly and approachable guy, I believe I can offer a lot of energy, time and enthusiasm. I feel I’ll be able to contribute and assist with the complexities and challenges faced by the strong leadership team, the talented staff and volunteers at West Lodge.
Term Start: 16/11/16
Term End: 15/11/20
Governor Type: Parent
Appointing Body: Parent Election
Committees Membership: Resources Management Committee, Quality and Standards Committee(Chair)
Responsibilities: Scientific and Technological understanding, Computing and ICT and Wider School
Declaration of Interests: None