Issuu on Google+

MEMBERS OF CRANLEIGH SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY R. M. Chesser, MA, MB BChir, MRCP Ros Chesser. Medical degree at Trinity Hall Cambridge and Guys and St Thomas' Hospitals, London. General Practitioner. Married to an Old Cranleighan with 3 children. Interests include music, sport and walking. Member of Strategic Planning Committee. M. M. S. Fisher, MA. Monica Fisher. Zoology degree at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Worked for American banks in the City for 20 years. Now has various trusteeships and non-executive directorships, mostly in the voluntary sector. Married with one son and one daughter. Interests include tennis, travel and wildlife photography. Member of Education Committee. A. J. Lajtha, MA, FCIB Adrian Lajtha. Uppingham & Pembroke College, Oxford. 5 daughters. Senior Partner at Accenture, Chief Leadership Officer. Interests: opera, jazz, all sports. Deputy Chairman of the Governing Body and Chairman of Finance Committee. B. G. Law BA Hons (PG), HDE Brendan Law. Grey High School, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town Universities, South Africa. Married (Linda), son and daughter. Came via Sweden to Bedford School: Senior Boarding Housemaster, English and much sport. Appointed Headmaster, Westbourne House School, Chichester in 2003. Interests: golf and sailing. Member of Education Committee. M. J. Meyer Nick Meyer. O.C. Executive Chairman Consolidated Timber Holdings Ltd. Chairman PXP Holdings Ltd. Chairman Docklands Settlements. Past President Timber Trade Federation. Interests: history, all sports, Cornish Folk Singing and opera. Member of Buildings & Estate Committee. S. Mockford, PhD, BSc (Hons), CEng, MIEE, FSRA Steve Mockford is married with 3 children and was the founder of Aircom International. Formerly with Orange, O2 and BT, he had a degree in Electronics from UMIST and a PhD in Mobile Communications from the University of Liverpool. Steve received the 2003 Ernst & Young Technology & Communication Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Member of Strategic Planning Committee. L. A. Muirhead BA Linda Muirhead. Educated at state grammar school and Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (PPE). Solicitor, first in private practice then in voluntary sector. Married with 3 daughters. Interests: golf, gardening, walking. Member of Education, Strategic Planning and Risk Management Committees, AGBIS Representative and Child Protection Representative. N. P. Nicholson DL Nigel Nicholson. Born Armagh 1 May 1946. Educated Dover College. Served in Honourable Artillery Company. Salisbury and Wells Theological College: Diploma in Theology. Rector of Compton, Shackleford and Peper Harow. Rector and Rural Dean of Cranleigh. Canon of


Guildford Cathedral. Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey. Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards. Freeman of the City of London. A. C. Ramsay, AA Dipl, RIBA Allan Ramsay. Chartered Architect. Recently Director of Client Services/Personnel, Scott Brownrigg & Turner Ltd. Lecturer at Oxford Brookes & London Universities, recent RIBA examiner at Portsmouth University. Past member of RIBA Liability Committee, Director of Wren Insurance Association Ltd. Adviser under Young Enterprise Scheme, careers lecturer. Interests: photography, golf. Chairman of Building & Estates Committee and member of Finance Committee. R. A. Robinson, MBA, FCA Tony Robinson. Chartered Accountant. Married, 2 sons (both attended Cranleigh Prep School and 1 in the Senior School) and 2 daughters. Self employed consultant in UK and Latin America. Formerly with GEC and Marconi. Interests: Golf and all sports, travel and Spanish. Member of the Finance Committee. T. J. Seller, BSc, PhD Timothy Seller. Married with 2 children. Educated at state Grammar School, Queen Mary College London and the Institute of Psychiatry. Recently Director of the International Office of Imperial College London, Head of student recruitment and external liaison. Previously Lecturer in Zoology and Admissions Tutor. UKCOSA Board member and Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Interests: music, gardening and golf. Chairman of Education Committee, Member of Finance Committee and Common Room Representative. E. Stanton, BSc, ACA Elizabeth Stanton. Chartered Accountant. Married, 1 son. Mathematics degree from University College, London. Partner, Ernst & Young, London. Interests: golf and tennis. Member of Finance and Strategic Planning Committees. J. Stevenson, BA, DPhil. John Stevenson. Married. Educated at Boteler Grammar School, Cheshire & Worcester College, Oxford. Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Formerly lecturer in History at Oriel College, Oxford (1971-76) & University of Sheffield (1976-80). Reader in History, University of Sheffield (1985-90). Interests: gardening, miscellaneous collecting. Member of Education Committee. J. A. V. Townsend, MA Anthony Townsend. Married, 1 son (Cranleigh Prep School, 1984-1987), 1 daughter. Engineering degree at Selwyn College, Cambridge. Banker. Following the acquisition of Rea Bros Group/Finsbury in the summer of 1999 Anthony Townsend is now “multi employed” dividing his time more or less equally between a number of Finsbury and other investment trust directorships and the Lloyd’s insurance world. Chairman of Governing Body and member of Finance Committee. Major General C. G. C. Vyvyan, CB, CBE, MA, MSc Charles Vyvyan. Educated at Winchester College and Balliol College, Oxford (Modern History 1966). Commissioned into the Royal Green Jackets 1967. Interests: Mountains, Travel, Gardens, Fishing, Alexander the Great. Chairman of Strategic Planning Committee J. G. M. Wates, BA, MBA Jonny Wates. Radley and Warwick University. Married with 3 children. Director at Wates Group with responsibility for Strategy and Marketing communications. Interests include family businesses and most sports. Member of Buildings & Estate and Risk Management Committee.


O. A. R. Weiss MA Oliver Weiss. Cranleigh and Magdalene College, Cambridge. Married, 3 children. A senior partner with solicitors Ince & Co. Interests: heliskiing, military history and trekking. Prep School Representative. M. J. Williamson Melanie Williamson. OC. Educated at Wycombe Abbey, Cranleigh and Kent School, USA (ESU Scholar). Married to an Old Cranleighan with two daughters. Publicity Consultant. Recently set up own business after 11 years as a Senior Publicist at BSkyB. Former member of OC Society Executive Committee. Founder of OC Ladies Hockey Club. Member of BAFTA. Interests: Film, all sports, travel, music. Member of Buildings & Estate Committee. 12th March 2010


http://www.cranprep.org/home/images/stories/staff/governors/governing_body_profiles_2010