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David Benello

Chair of the Governing Body

David is a College Governor who sits on the Finance and General Purposes Committee as well as the Pay Committee and Head Teacher Performance Management panel. Term of office: four years from April 2015, extended to March 2023.

    Born in Milan in 1954, he graduated from the University of Oxford with a Master of Arts in Mathematics and from Harvard Business School with a Master in Business Administration. He was a Second Lieutenant at Scuola Militare Alpina in Aosta, where he was named Head Cadet.

    David is the Chairman of V-Nova Ltd., a leader in data compression technology, and of Sirti SpA, the leader in Italian telecom and network infrastructure.  He is also a Public board member of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.  He is a Director Emeritus of the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he led the UK Telecom, Media and High Tech practice and served multinational clients in almost all European countries, the United States, and Asia.