The Governing Body
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Members of the Governing Body, along with short biographies, are listed below.
The Chair of the Governing Body may be contacted via Ms Lindsay Gowland, Clerk to the Governing Body, Charterhouse, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 2DX. E: email@example.com
- MRS VICKY TUCK, BA, MA, MIL (Chair)
- Ms Camilla Baldwin, MA
- Mr Durell Barnes, BA
- Mr James Bovill, BA
- Cllr Clare Curran, BSc
- Professor Vince Emery, PhD, FSB
- Mr James Goldsmith, BSC, MRICS
- The Very Revd Dianna Gwilliams, BA, MA
- Mr David Macey, FCA
- Mr Pete Malcolm
- Mrs Lizzi Matthews, BSc
- Mr John Olsen, BA
- Mr Charles Oulton, MA
- Mr Andrew Reid, MA, MBA, FCA
- Mr David Royds, BSc
Vicky Tuck joined the Governing Body in 2019 and has extensive experience of school leadership and governance both nationally and internationally. She was Principal of Cheltenham Ladies' College for fifteen years before taking on the role of Director General of the International School of Geneva. She is a former President of the Girls’ School Association and served as Vice Chair of the Independent Schools’ Council. Vicky currently sits on the Council of the GDST. Vicky was elected as Chair of the Governing Body in June 2019.
Ms Baldwin is the Founding Partner at Camilla Baldwin, a boutique family law firm based in Mayfair. After graduating from Cambridge University, she qualified as a solicitor and joined Withers. Camilla then served as one of the youngest immigration judges in England and Wales before setting up her own practice. Her well-established firm specialises in advising international UHNW individuals in complex matters of family law and is dedicated to its pro bono work assisting women in prison. Camilla is a parent of three Old Carthusians, the youngest leaving in 2018, and she sits on the Pastoral Committee.
James Goldsmith is a Director at Savills UK Limited and Head of Strategic Investment Advisory with over 25 years’ experience advising predominantly international investors in respect of their strategies for UK real estate markets. He is an OC and studied at the University of Reading. James is Chair of the Projects and Planning Committee.
Reverend Dianna Gwilliams has been the Dean of the Diocese of Guildford since 2013. She has served as Chair and Vice Chair of Governors and Chair of Finance Committee at Southwark Diocese. She serves as a trustee of Guildford Cathedral Music Development Foundation. Dianna is the Safeguarding Governor for Charterhouse and sits on the Pastoral Committee.
Mr Macey is a Consultant at the Chartered Accountancy firm Saffery Champness, having previously been the Chair and a Partner at the firm with 30 years’ experience. He is Chair of the Trustees of the British International Harmsworth Trophy. David is an OC and a Trustee of the Carthusian Trust; he sits on the Audit and Risk Committee and the Investment Sub-Committee. David is also Chair of Trustees for the Charterhouse Retirement Benefits Scheme.
Mr Malcolm is a serial entrepreneur and technologist, currently the Group Chief Technology Officer of EMIS Group plc, custodians of the medical records of over 40 million UK citizens. The inventor of over 150 software engineering patents, Pete is also an Enterprise Fellow of The Prince’s Trust and a former Council Member (governor) of The Cheltenham Ladies’ College. Pete sits on the Projects and Planning Committee.
Lizzi Matthews is currently Headteacher of Broadwater School in Godalming. She is also a Designated Safeguarding Lead and has formerly worked in school improvement as a Specialist Leader of Education. Lizzi has spoken about the value of Philosophy for Children at local and national conferences having led Broadwater to a Sapere Gold Award. Lizzi sits on the Education Committee.
Mr Olsen is an OC and a graduate of Durham University. He has spent his career in corporate reputation management consultancy and now acts as an independent adviser, with a particular focus on the education sector. He served as a Governor of Halstead School for fifteen years, including ten as Chair. He has a strong interest in young people’s mental health and wellbeing, and acts as a consultant to the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, a mental health charity. He sits on the Finance & Business Development and Nominations & Governance Committees.
Andrew Reid has recently retired as the Director of Finance of the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the University he was with Cable & Wireless as Director of Finance, Global Businesses. His earlier career was with KPMG, before working with Jardine Matheson in Hong Kong. He is a chartered accountant and holds an MA in mathematics from University College, Oxford. Andrew serves on the Audit and Risk Committee and the Investment Sub-Committee.