• 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.

  • Ms A Collier

    Ms A Collier

    LLB (Hons)

    Solicitor, Business Consultant & 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

    Solicitor & former Durston House parent

    Mrs Shally Girn is a solicitor practising employment law, in house, in a global law firm, advising on partner and employee issues and disputes in the UK and International offices. She is a former Durston parent of two 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.

  • Mr K Mahoney

    Mr K Mahoney

    BSc MRICS (Co-Chairman)

    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.

  • Mr C X Castelino

    Finance Director & former Durston House parent

    Colin Castelino qualified as a Chartered Accountant.  He has worked as a Finance Director in a number of UK and European businesses and currently works as Finance Director in the Education Sector. He is a former Durston parent with two sons. He is Honorary Treasurer and Board Member of Independent Higher Education  a trade body representing independent higher education providers.

  • Mr D A Alexander

    BMus (Hons) Dip. NCOS

    Headmaster, Newland House School

    David is originally from Northern Ireland and has an Honours degree in music from University College of North Wales. He is a retired IAPS Head who was Deputy Headmaster at St Pauls’ Cathedral Choir School before going  on to be Head at a number of independent prep schools including Newland House School in Twickenham in 2010. He was also Chief Executive at the Creative Education Corporation plc who operate a chain of nurseries throughout the country.

  • Dr T Girn

    MSc MBA PhD

    Chartered Accountant & former Durston House parent

    Dr Tom Girn is a Chartered Accountant and director of AP Benson management consultants. He specialises in corporate turnaround and finance. By background he is a mathematician and currently chairs the Oxford Foundation for Theoretical Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence which funds research into mathematical modelling of brain function at Oxford University. He holds a DPhil. in early American history and has an ongoing research interest in the origins of the American Revolution (and latterly, the experience of Native Americans) as a Research Fellow within the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS, University of London. He is a former Durston House parent of two boys.

  • Ms J Honigsberger

    Data Analytics Consultant (Retired) & former Durston House parent

    Ms Julia Honigsberger retired in 2020 following a career as consulting director at Thorogood Associates, a global data analytics firm with its headquarters in West London.  Former Durston Parent.