Governors

Governors

  • Mr A J Allen

    Mr A J Allen

    MA (Chairman)

    Company Director & former Durston House parent

    Educated: Kenton College, Nairobi; Wellington College, Berkshire; Pembroke College, Oxford MA, Honours Degree, Modern History. Articled Cooper Brothers, London. Former Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Director of various banks including Cripps Warburg, First International Bancshares, Cayzer, Guinness Mahon. Partner 1991 to 2011 in Ormerod Allen, consultancy boutique specialising in shipping finance. Former Durston parent.

  • Mr J R Allen

    Mr J R Allen

    Property Developer & former Durston House parent

    Mr James Allen runs a small building company that operates from West London working for Architects in higher end refurbishments, specialising in more complicated and obscure projects. Former Durston parent.

  • Mr A Armstrong

    Mr S A Armstrong

    Marketing & former Durston House parent

    Andy has a commercial background in Media, FMCG and other consumer industries. In addition to his Durston responsibilities, Andy is also Chief Executive of the commercial arm of a leading military charity and is a former Durston parent.

  • Prof M Bailey

    Prof M Bailey

    BA PhD FRHistS

    High Master, St Paul’s School

    Professor Mark Bailey is High Master of St Paul’s School and Professor of Late-Medieval History at the University of East Anglia. He was previously Headmaster of The Grammar School at Leeds, and a History don at one Oxford and two Cambridge colleges. He played rugby for Wasps and England, and cricket for Suffolk.

  • Ms A Collier

    Ms A Collier

    LLB (Hons)

    Solicitor, Business Consultant and former Durston House parent

    Ms Ann Collier (LLB Hons) originally qualified as a solicitor. She has also been a lecturer at the College of Law and more recently has been Head of Learning & Development in two large City law firms. She now works as an executive coach and business consultant. Former Durston parent with a son and a daughter.

  • Mrs S Girn

    Mrs S Girn

    Solicitor & former Durston House parent

    Mrs Shally Girn is a solicitor practising employment law. She is a former Durston parent of two boys.

  • Mr P A Harrington

    Mr P A Harrington

    Investment Research Analyst and former Durston House parent

    Patrick Harrington is a mathematics graduate from Oxford University and is a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst. He has worked at some of the largest investment management firms in the City as fund manager, specialising in UK equity income funds. He now works as an investment research analyst in a stockbroking partnership. He is a former Durston parent with a son and a daughter.

  • Mrs S Hay

    Mrs S Hay

    Former Durston House parent

    Mrs Susan Hay qualified with a BSc Hons in Computer Science followed by a career with Burroughs, ICL and IBM in software development, technical marketing support, product development, product management and marketing. Left IBM to look after young family and then did part time consultancy for some years. Former Durston parent, three boys.

  • Mr D G Henshall

    Mr D G Henshall

    Solicitor & former Durston House parent

    David Henshall qualified as a Solicitor and is currently specialising in cross-frontier commercial disputes. Former Durston Parent.

  • Dr P Magill

    Dr P Magill

    PhD FRCPath

    Fellow in Pharmaceutical Medicine & former Durston House parent

    Patrick Magill qualified in medicine at Bristol University and has spent most of his professional life working on the clinical development of new drugs. He has worked for some major pharmaceutical companies and also in a university setting in Oxford. Patrick is interested in buildings and the ways in which these can be best adapted to enhance motivation for scholarship. Former Durston House parent, two boys.

  • Mr K Mahoney

    Mr K Mahoney

    BSc MRICS

    Chartered Surveyor

    Kevin Mahoney is a retired Chartered Surveyor with 35 years’ experience in commercial property, specialising in shopping centre development and asset management across Europe. Kevin is currently Chair of Actonians Association Sports Club and is responsible for delivering a wide range of community and affordable sport to over 1000 members. Kevin is also a Level 2 ECB Qualified Cricket coach and is lead coach responsible for delivering coaching programmes to local schools as well as club members. As a Trustee of the Gunnersbury Museum and Park Development Trust Kevin is actively involved in the delivery of a multi-million pound, Lottery Heritage funded redevelopment of a grade 2 listed building as well as the refurbishment of  the park and its surrounds.

  • Mrs R M Reece

    Mrs R M Reece

    JP DBO(D)

    Magistrate & Ealing Borough Councillor & former Durston House parent

    Mrs Rosamund Reece is currently a Councillor for London Borough of Ealing, a Magistrate in the West London Justice Area, a member of the Tribunals Service and chair of the Ealing Child Contact Centre. She is a retired orthoptist and Educational Special Needs teacher. Former Durston parent, three boys.