Mrs M E Ardron
BA (Hons) Oxon
Chair of the Governing Body

Mrs Ardron is a co-opted governor and Chair of the Governing Body; she is a portfolio director for a private equity fund and a non-executive director of an NHS Foundation Hospital Trust.

Committee Membership:

Audit and Risk Management Committee

Chairs and Deputies Steering Group

Education Committee

Finance Committee

Governor Appointments Committee

Strategy and Marketing Forum

Mr N Canning
BA
Vice-Chair of the Governing Body

Mr Canning is a co-opted governor and a Vice-Chair of the Governing Body; he is a director of a major national food retailer.

Committee membership:

Chairs and Deputies Steering Group

Finance Committee

Governor Appointments Committee

Strategy and Marketing Forum (Chair)

Mrs A L Unett
MA (Cantab) TEP
Vice-Chair of the Governing Body

Mrs Unett is a co-opted governor and a Vice-Chair of the Governing Body; a former Head Girl of the school, she is a solicitor with private client experience.

Committee Membership:

Chair and Deputies Steering Group

Education Committee (Chair)

Finance Committee

Governor Appointments Committee

The Reverend Canon R J Brooke
B.Ed (Hons) Cantab BA (Open)

The Reverend Canon Jane Brooke is a nominee of the Dean and Chapter of Chester Cathedral; she is a Residentiary Canon at Chester Cathedral and is responsible for the education work of the Cathedral. She is a Canon Chancellor and Canon Librarian. She is also an independent education consultant for school improvement and Religious Education.

Father D N Chesters
OBE FRSA FSA Scot BA (Hons)

Father Chesters is the nominee of The Educational Foundation of Dr. Robert Oldfield; he is Rector of St Peter with St John the Baptist, Chester and Writer to The Queen's Remembrancer, Queen's Bench Division, Royal Courts of Justice.

Mrs K E Dunlap
BA (Hons) Oxon

Mrs Dunlap is a co-opted governor; she has experience in banking and commercial finance

Committee Membership:

Finance Committee

Mr E A Elliott
BSc MRICS

Mr Elliott is a co-opted governor; he is a chartered building surveyor with a Chester practice.

Committee Membership:

Chairs and Deputies Steering Group

Design Liaison Group (Chair)

Finance Committee

Mr M A H Fearnall

Mr Fearnall is the nominee of The Chester Municipal Charities; he is a Freeman of the City of Chester and a commercial property consultant.

Committee Membership: 

Strategy and Marketing Forum

The Right Reverend The Lord Bishop of Chester Dr. Peter Forster
The Lord Bishop of Chester

The Right Reverend Dr. Peter Forster, The Lord Bishop of Chester, is the ex-officio governor. The Lord Bishop is also President of the Council of the University of Chester.

Dr C H Laine
MB CLB MSc FRCR

Dr Laine is a co-opted governor; she is a retired consultant radiologist.

Committee Membership:

Audit and Risk Management Committee (Chair)

Chairs and Deputies Steering Group

Ms E J Lunn
BA (Hons) Reading, CPFA

Ms Lunn is the nominee of The Council of the University of Liverpool; a former pupil of The Queen's School she is Chief Finance Officer to the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire.

Committee Membership:

Audit and Risk Management Committee

Finance Committee

Dr M McDonald
BSc (Hons) Manchester, PhD

Dr McDonald is a co-opted member of the Governing Body; she is a retired Deputy Headmistress.

Committee Membership:

Governors' Safeguarding Lead

Audit and Risk Management Committee

Education Committee

Mr D G Mason
LLB

Mr Mason is a co-opted member of the Governing Body; he is a recently retired solicitor from a Chester practice. 

Committee Membership:

Design Liaison Group

Mrs C M E Mosley
BA (Hons) MA LLM DipM

Mrs Mosley is a co-opted member of the Governing Body. Mrs Mosley runs a local company.

Committee Membership:

Education Committee

Strategy and Marketing Forum

Mrs S J Piddington
BA (Hons), ACA
Representative Governor

Mrs Piddington is one of two representative governors appointed by The Queen’s School Parents’ Association. She is a Chartered Accountant with experience in corporate finance advisory, board level recruitment and business consultancy. She is currently an Associate of a local corporate valuation and forensic accountancy practice.

Committee Membership:

Finance Committee (Chair)

Mrs J S Samarji
LLB (Hons)
Representative Governor

Mrs Samarji is one of two representative governors appointed by The Queen’s School Parents’ Association; she has experience in legal matters

Committee Membership:

Audit and Risk Management Committee

Ms S C Shepheard-Walwyn
BA (Hons) MSc

Ms Shepheard-Walwyn is the nominee of the Council of the University of Chester; she works at the University of Chester, based in the Vice Chancellor's Office.

Committee Membership:

Audit and Risk Management Committee

Education Committee

Lady J Spencer
BA (Hons) Cert Ed

Lady Spencer is nominee of The Lord Bishop of Chester; she is an Early Years Consultant.

Committee Membership:

Education Committee

Mr A.P Walmsley
FCIPD

Mr Walmsley is the appointed representative of Cheshire West and Chester Council

Committee Membership:

Audit and Risk Management Committee

Governor Appointments Committee

Health & Safety Committee