Governors

The GES Board of Governors is made up of elected parent and external members.

It plays a role of governance and oversight for the School, working closely with the Head on matters of policy, strategy, staffing, development, and budget management.

The Board operates within the rules set out in the Articles of Association. Governors are elected or approved at the Annual General Meeting, which is usually held in early June.


The Board of Governors is currently made up of the following members:

  • Ms Kate Bontekoe (Chair)
  • Mr John Humphreys (Vice Chair)
  • Ms Jo Fulton (Treasurer)
  • Mr Nigel Archdale
  • Mrs Emily Persse
  • Mr Peter Simpson
  • Mr Andrew Mends
  • Ms Izumi Takase
  • Mrs Vivian Oglesby-Beddows
  • Mr James Buchanan-Michaelson
  • Mr David Porritt