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Redcliffe School is a registered charity known as the Redcliffe School Trust Limited, enabling it to use any financial surpluses to enhance the school.

Our Governors act as both Governors of the School and Trustees of the Charitable Trust.

Our Board of Governors have ultimate responsibility for the activities of the Trust including its charitable trust status, setting the strategic direction for the school, developing policy, monitoring adherence to regulations, financial and educational performance. They also oversee the implementation of the school’s vision of “dedicated to growing excellence” by our Head and her team of staff.

We select our Governors from a variety of backgrounds, many of whom have particular expertise in the financial, legal and educational sectors. They commit to an initial term of five years, which may be extended by a further three years.

Our Governors meet three times per year in full session, as well as participating in the various sub-committees during the academic year.

Georgina Harris
Chairman

Our Governors

Mrs Georgina Harris – Chairman

Georgina was appointed to the Board of Governors in October 2008 and took over as Chair in September 2019.  Her three daughters all attended Redcliffe before going on to Lady Margaret’s School and Shrewsbury School.  Georgina is a Chartered Accountant and, having spent over 20 years at PwC conducting forensic investigations and financial crime-related projects, is now a freelance consultant.  She understakes a voluntary role for a range of charities, including mentoring and consulting.  In her spare time, Georgina loves walking, swimming and cooking.

Ms Priyanka Bose Roberts

Priyanka joined the Redcliffe Board in July 2019.  She attended Redcliffe under the headship of Rosalind Cunnah, concluding her education at Edinburgh University and Imperial College.  Priyanka currently works for Goldman Sachs.  Her her spare time she is a board member of the University of Edinburgh’s London Alumni Network.

Mrs Geraldine Engelhart – Buildings, Marketing

Geraldine was appointed to the Board of Governors in September 2015 and sits on the Marketing and Buildings Committees.  Her daughter attended Redcliffe and went on to Queen’s Gate School, following in her mother’s footsteps.  Geraldine works for two private family offices, having spent 18 years previously heading the Corporate Events department of a blue chip company.  Geraldine loves travelling to Ireland where she and her family have a second home by the sea and going for long walks with her dogs.

Mr Richard Flower

Richard was appointed to the Board of Governors in 2019.  After a successful career in the Royal Navy, he became a Bursar in three very different schools and was an active member of ISBA.  He then spent 10 years as the Finance and Operations Director at IAPS, where his duties included advising heads and governors of member schools and establishing, and then running, the IAPS Charitable Trust.  Now retired, he is a trustee of several charities and works as a consultant on strategic matters and senior appointments for independent schools.

Mr Shai Hill

Shai worked for 25 years for investment banks in the City of London.  He covered a range of sectors from consumer goods to alternative energy, before moving into management.  From 2012 to 2018 he ran the European research operations of Macquarie.  Shai left investment banking in 2018 and founded Integrum ESG – a business which provides data and analysis on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance issues) to investment firms.  Shai graduated from Cambridge University with a double first class degree in English.  He lives in Kensington with his wife and two daughters, both of whom attended Redcliffe School.  His personal interests include theatre, art, literature and politics.

Mrs Rosalynd Kamaryc – Education and Welfare

Rosalynd joined the Board of Governors in February 2015.  She has been Principal of Queen’s Gate School, an independent day school for girls in central London, since 2006.  Prior to joining Queen’s Gate, Rosalynd was Headmistress of Wykeham House School in Hampshire.  Rosalynd attended Queen’s University in Belfast, graduating in Mathematics (First Class Honours) and an MSc by thesis in Pure Mathematics.  Rosalynd sits on the board of The Royal Albert & Alexandra School.  She is also Chairman of the 11+ Consortium and is an ISI inspector.  In her spare time, Rosalynd is a keen tennis player as well as enjoying cycling and life in the Surrey countryside.

Mr Mark Levine – Finance, Strategy

Mark was appointed to the Board of Governors in July 2014.  He is married to Heather and their three children attended Redcliffe before moving to the American School in London.  Having graduated from Stanford University,  Mark is a director and hedge fund manager at Elliott Advisors.  He sits on the Finance Committee at Redcliffe and in his spare time enjoys tennis, golf, cycling and basketball.

Dr Gerard Silverlock – Education and Welfare, Safeguarding

Gerard joined the Board of Governors in 2017.  He studied at Bristol and London Universities and completed his PhD in the War Studies Department at King’s College London.  He taught history and politics at Millfield School, joined Lord Wandsworth College in Hampshire as Head of History before becoming Headmaster of Aberdour, a co-ed prep school in Surrey.  He has been Headmaster of King’s College Junior School since 2006.  Gerard is an ISI inspector, Vice-Chair elect of the Independent Association of Prep Schools and governor of a maintained primary school in Merton.  Gerard is married to Victoria and they have four children.  His interests including reading, theatre, cinema and sports, especially football, rugby and cricket.

Mrs Sarah Smith – Education and Welfare, Legal, Marketing, Strategy

Sarah had children who attended Redcliffe and left in 2012, following which Sarah joined the Board of Governors and is Chair of the Regulatory Compliance committee.  Grace started in Kingfishers (Reception) and is now at Edinburgh University having attended Queen’s College.  Harry joined the Robins (Nursery), went on to Northcote Lodge and is now at Charterhouse.  Sarah was a barrister at the Criminal Bar for over 20 years before retiring.  She is now busy enjoying the theatre and ballet and does voluntary work with her dog, Arthur, a therapy dog.  Together they visit people suffering from dementia-related illnesses.

Mrs Kate Stevens – Clerk to the Governors

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Redcliffe is a member of the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS). A recognised kitemark of quality, IAPS represents 600 of the world's leading prep schools.

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