Governors

Henry Keeling

Position:
Chairman

Henry Keeling has enjoyed a very successful career in Insurance and Reinsurance. He is Chairman of the Board and also chairs the Finance and General Purposes Committee. He was educated at Taunton School.

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Elaine Waymouth

Position:
Deputy Chairman

Elaine Waymouth is Deputy Chairman of Governors and has responsibility for Child Protection. She is Liaison Governor for the Prep School, and sits on the Finance and General Purposes Committee and the Marketing and Admissions Panel. Elaine was formerly a...

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Christopher C Butters

Position:
Treasurer

Chris is a Chartered Accountant with a diverse career in business, investment and financial management including 20 years as a PwC Corporate Finance partner, CEO/Director roles in battery and tooling manufacturers, healthcare, emissions monitoring and recently leading a fund advisory...

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Robert Aldrich

Position:
Governor

Robert is a commercially driven Group HR Director having previously worked for Nationwide Building Society and the Lloyds Banking Group. As a fellow of the CIPD he has also held various non-executive roles in both public and not-for-profit organisations. Robert...

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Phil Cooper

Position:
Governor

Phil Cooper has extensive experience as an Executive and Non-Executive Director bringing with him many skills to the Board including corporate governance, strategic vision and core values, organisational development, commercialisation, financial analysis and a customer-centric approach. His son was educated...

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Brigadier Mark J Hallas OBE

Position:
Governor

Brigadier (Retired) Mark Hallas OBE had a distinguished military career completing operational tours in Northern Ireland, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan; ending his days as Director Intelligence Corps (the Army’s professional Head of Intelligence and Security).  In his second career, he...

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Timothy G Hayden

Position:
Governor

Tim is a Solicitor Advocate and a Partner in a national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP.  He was Chairman of that firm for six years. Tim sits on the Finance and General Purposes Committee, the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee...

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David Hebditch

Position:
Governor

David is an old boy of the school.  Married to Vicky their three adult children started at the nursery and attended through to the sixth form.  David is a Chartered Surveyor and partner in national firm Carter Jonas. He sits...

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Richard Kennedy

Position:
Governor

Richard Kennedy recently retired as the Senior Partner in the Taunton Office of PKF Francis Clark LLP, a top 30 UK accountancy practice. Richard is a member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee and Chair of the Nominations Committee....

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Ian Kelham

Position:
Governor

Dr Ian Kelham was for 23 years a local GP as well as being involved in GP education as an Associate Postgraduate Dean of the School of Primary Care in Bristol. He is currently an Assistant Medical Director of NHS...

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Nigel Manges

Position:
Governor

The Reverend Nigel Manges is the SW Regional Minister for the Baptist denomination. He has been a minister for 30 years and is currently the associate chaplain at St Margaret’s Hospice in Taunton. Nigel is married to Sarah and was...

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Rear Admiral Ian Moncrieff CBE DL

Position:
Governor

Ian was CEO of the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) in Taunton from 2011 – 2015, having been UK National Hydrographer as a Rear Admiral from 2006. His 35 years in the Royal Navy included over 20 years seagoing in 11...

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Keith Moore

Position:
Governor

Keith had a very full and successful career in education and was Headmaster of All Hallows School before joining Taunton School where, having been a teacher and boarding houseparent, he later became Marketing Director.  Keith continued his lifelong commitment to...

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Hilary Quantick

Position:
Governor

Hilary Quantick is a solicitor and has been practising since 1989.  She has lived and worked in Somerset for the last 25 years. Hilary is Liaison Governor for the Pre-Prep and is also a member of the Educational Advisory Panel....

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Marilyn Trask

Position:
Governor

Having had a career in Education and been the Headmistress of four schools, Marilyn now chairs the Educational Advisory Panel.  She was appointed as a Governor in 2014.

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