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Governance

About the Trust

King's College London Maths School Trust is a Company incorporated in England and Wales, limited by guarantee with registered Company number 08475184. The Registered Office is King's College London Mathematics School, 80 Kennington Road, London SE11 6NJ.

The Members of the Trust are ex-officio the Principal, Vice Principal (Education), Vice Principal (Arts and Sciences), the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical and Engineering Sciences, of King’s College London, and the Chair of the Governing Body. The Principal and Trust Accounting Officer is Dan Abramson.

Our Patron

Governors of the Academy Trust

Dan Abramson

Head Teacher

Anthea Ameer

Parent Governor

David Benello

Chair of the Governing Body

Melissa Clarke

Co-opted Governor

Richard Hayler

Parent Governor

Graham Keniston-Cooper

Chair of the Investment Committee.

Rachel O'Riordan

Chair of the Outreach Commitee

Margaret Peacock

Chair of the Education Committee

Sandy Rattray

Co-opted Governor

Alice Rogers

Chair of the Outreach Committee

Barbara Shollock

College Governor

Page Starr

Co-opted Governor

Kevin White

Co-opted Governor

Alison Wolf

Vice-Chair of Governors, Chair of the Finance and General Purposes Committee.

Co-opted members

Jayne Kranat

Co-opted Member of Education Committee

Michael Kölling

Co-opted member of the Outreach Committee

Steve Mobbs

Co-opted member of Investment Committee

Alex Broadhurst

Co-opted member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee.

Key documents

Governors' attendance at meetings during 2020-21

GB

EC

F&GP

OC

IC

Daniel Abramson

4/4

4/4

4/4

2/2

3/3

Anthea Ameer

4/4

-

1/2

3/3

David Benello

4/4

3/4

-

3/3

Melissa Clarke

4/4

3/4

-

Graham Keniston-Cooper

4/4

4/4

2/2

3/3

Rachel O’Riordan

4/4

2/2

-

Margaret Peacock

4/4

4/4

-

Alice Rogers

4/4

4/4

2/2

-

Barbara Shollock

3/4

3/3

Carol Southgate

0/1

2/2

-

Page Starr

4/4

4/4

-

Kevin White

4/4

4/4

-

Alison Wolf

4/4

4/4

-

Co-opted members of Committees:

Alex Broadhurst

1/1

Michael Kölling

-

2/2

-

Jayne Kranat

-

4/4

-

Steve Mobb

-

3/3

Summary of Governors' Register of Interests 2020-21

Members of the Trust

Bashir Al-Hashimi

Executive Dean, Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences, King's College London. Director: ERA Foundation. Trustee: UK Electronics Skills Foundation, Royal Aacademy of Engineering. Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering: Chair of Awards Committee; Member of Conduct Committee. Fellow of FIET; Visiting Professor at University of Southampton. Direct relationship: Barbara Shollock, Head of Engineering, KCL (line manager); Governor.

Adam Fagan

Interim Vice President (Education), King’s College London. Chair of Governors, Hollickwood Primary School. Member: Association for the Study of Nationalities; European Consortium for Political Research

Shitij Kapur

President and Principal, King’s College London. Fellow Acad Med Sci (UK and AAHMS (Aus).

Evelyn Welch

Senior Vice President (Service, People & Planning), King's College London. Director: Florence & the Machine Ltd and affiliated companies. Chair of Trustees: Dulwich Picture Gallery. Member of Association of Art Historians and Royal Historical Society.

Governors

Dan Abramson

Executive Head Teacher. Chair of advisory committee working on project MESME (www.mesme.org.uk)

Anthea Ameer

Director: Arindon International (Bahrain registered company 067780)

David Benello

Director: V-Nova Ltd, Sirti SpA (Italy), Comdata SpA (Italy), Volcanoes PM Holding Co Ltd (Channel Islands). Wendy Becker (wife): Director/Trustee: Logitech SA (Switzerland), Sony Group (Japan), Great Portland Estates plc, Oxford Nanopore Technologies plc, University of Oxford, Oxford University Press, Saïd Business School, Design Museum.

Melissa Clarke

Employed as deputy head (academic) at King's College School Wimbledon

Richard Hayler

Employed by Raspberry Pi Foundation. Vice Chair of Governors at Cranmere Primary School.

Graham Keniston-Cooper

Trustee: (and Chair) United Kingdom Maths Trust, National Numeracy. Director: Berry Gardens Growers Ltd, Calista Direct Investors

Rachel O'Riordan

Employed by British Council

Margaret Peacock

Employee, director and proprietor: Peacock Consultancy Ltd. Governor: Harris Academy Crystal Palace

Sandy Rattray

Director: MSCI Inc, USA. Trustee: Southbank Centre. Former Chief Investment Officer of Man Group plc, retired 31 December 2021.

Alice Rogers

Barbara Shollock

Professor of Engineering, King's College London.

Page Starr

Employed by 365 Capital. Trustee: Friends of KCLMS.

Kevin White

Partner and employed by Montagu Evans LLP. Trustee and Chair: Meanwhile Foundation. Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Alison Wolf

Trustee: Friends of King's College London Maths School. Employed by KCL (professor). Cross-bench member, House of Lords.

Members of the Trust who left in 2020-21

Edward Byrne

President and Principal, King's College London. Trustee: University of London Board of Trustees (Deputy Vice Chancellor), Russell Group (Non-Executive Director), Association of Commonwealth Universities (Chair).

Nicola Phillips

Vice President/Vice-Principal (Education), King’s College London. Ordinary Trustee of the charity 'Focus on Labour Exploitation'; Ordinary Trustee of the 'University Schools Trust'.

Governors leaving post in 2019-20

Carol Southgate

Co-Director with spouse (Charles Andrew Southgate): Emigration Store Ltd, Mjesto u Dalmaciji d.o.o.

None of our Governors has declared any personal, business or prejudicial interest that conflicts or may conflict with his/her role as Governor of this school.

Meetings

The Governing Body meets at least three times per year.

The following committees also meet a minimum of three times per year, to provide further focus on key strategic areas of the school:

Finance and General Purposes Committee:

Membership

  • Alison Wolf (Chair)
  • Dan Abramson
  • David Benello
  • Sandy Rattray
  • Page Starr
  • Kevin White

Education Committee:

Membership

  • Margaret Peacock (Chair)
  • Dan Abramson
  • Melissa Clarke
  • Jayne Kranat (co-opted)
  • Alice Rogers
  • Barbara Shollock

Outreach Committee:

Membership

  • Rachel O'Riordan (Chair)
  • Dan Abramson
  • Anthea Ameer
  • Graham Keniston-Cooper
  • Michael Kölling (co-opted)
  • Alice Rogers

Investment Committee (meets twice a year):

Membership

  • Dan Abramson
  • Anthea Ameer
  • David Benello
  • Graham Keniston-Cooper
  • Steve Mobbs (co-opted)

Contacting the Governing Body

Correspondence with the governing body should be sent to:

David Benello
Chair of Governors
King's College London Mathematics School
80 Kennington Road
London
SE11 6NJ

Telephone: 020 7848 7346

The Clerk to the Governors is Magdalen Meade, email: magdalen.meade@kcl.ac.uk

Correspondence with the governing body should be sent to:

David Benello, King's College London Mathematics School 80 Kennington Road London SE11 6NJ. Contact the Clerk to the Governors.