Canon Hueston E Finlay
MA, PhD Chairman
Hueston Finlay is Chairman of the School Council and Vice-Dean at St George’s Chapel Windsor. He joined the Dean and Canons of Windsor in 2004, later becoming Warden of St George’s House. He is also the Canon Treasurer of St Patrick’s, the National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland.
The Right Reverend David J Conner
KCVO, MA, Dean of Windsor
As Dean of Windsor, David Conner is also the Registrar of the Order of the Garter and a domestic chaplain to HM the Queen.
Mrs Julie Cornell
With expertise in alumni relations, development, fundraising and communications in independent schools, Julie Cornell chairs the Nominations Committee and sits on the Strategy and Development Committee.
Stephen C I Jones
BA (Hons), MSc, MLitt
Stephen Jones is the Warden (Headmaster) at St Edward’s School, Oxford. St Edward’s is one of the “destination” schools for many generations of St George’s pupils.
BSc, BEng, MEng, MBA
Joining Council in November 2016, Steve’s career has been in the technology industry and is currently Education Director for Apple UK. Steve is also a former parent of St George’s. Steve is a member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee.
Canon Martin Poll
Martin Poll is both Chaplain to the Great Park and Canon Chaplain. He is a member of the Education and Staffing Committee and the Strategy and Development Committee.
Canon Mark Powell
BSc, MA, PhD
Mark Powell is Canon Steward of St George’s Chapel and chairs the Safeguarding Committee. Prior to joining the College of St George, he was Rector of four rural communities in Derbyshire
Mrs Barbara Salisbury
ACRM, LRAM, PGCE
Barbara has been a teacher at the Abbey School Reading for a number of years and as a former Head of Instrumental Music with several years as a Pastoral Lead brings valuable experience from the education sector to the School Council. Barbara sits on the Education and Staffing Committee.
Mrs Helen Sandom
Helen joined the School Council in November 2016, bringing extensive experience in strategy, marketing and HR. A former St George’s parent, Helen has worked with a wide range of organisations, including St George’s House. Helen sits on the Finance and General Purposes Committee.
Martin Stanford has had a career in broadcasting, most recently as a TV presenter with Sky News. He chairs the Strategy and Development Committee and is a member of the Nominations Committee and the Finance and General Purposes Committee.
The Governors meet termly as sub-committees, to discuss specific matters, and all together as the School Council.
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