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.
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.
Canon Hueston E Finlay
Canon Dr Hueston Finlay is currently Canon Treasurer for the College of St George and member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee. Cannon Finlay holds the position of Warden, St George’s House and was formerly Dean of Chapel and Director of Studies at Magdalene College, Cambridge.
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.
Canon Martin Poll
BA (Hons), CTh
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 Dr 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
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.
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 – Chairman
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.
Dr Ian Swan
Dr Ian Swan has been teaching Mathematics at Eton College for the last seven years and leads a team of Mathematics Masters who mark Eton’s Common Entrance papers. He is deputy Housemaster in Baldwin’s Bec boarding house and teaches a wide range of sports.
The Governors meet termly as sub-committees, to discuss specific matters, and all together as the School Council.
To get in touch with any of the Governors, please email
Emails to this address will be read in the first instance by the Clerk to the Governors, Katie Chorley and will be forwarded as appropriate.