Our Trustees

Chair of the Bell Educational Trust

Russell is Head of Philanthropy at HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited. He was previously Executive Director at the Charities Aid Foundation, leading CAF’s philanthropy and corporate community investment services, its…

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Andrew is a retired CEO of a charitable housing association. He was Chairman of Governors of Bedgebury School and a former chairman of the Bedgebury Foundation, a grant-making charity providing…

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Nick has a portfolio of directorships in the international education field. He is a former Executive Director of Study Group and during his 14 years with the company held a…

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Anthony was Director of the Nuffield Foundation from 1995 to 2012. He now has a number of non-executive roles in the charitable sector. He is a trustee of the Association…

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John is a Chartered Surveyor with over 40 years experience in the property industry, both in the UK and USA, and is also a RICS/MATA Accredited commercial Mediator. He is…

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Geoff is an experienced Board director and is also qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He has a portfolio of directorships and advisory positions, following an executive career as Chairman, Chief…

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Pooja currently works for Pearson plc, and is Director, Portfolio Management, with their English Language Teaching business. Pooja has worked in Corporate Finance & Strategy for over ten years and…

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Michael Milanovic has worked in English Language learning and assessment since 1977. He holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics, and has over 30 years’ academic, practical and managerial experience in…

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Jan was until recently the Chief Executive of the Angelus Foundation, a charity that has campaigned for legal change on so-called ‘legal highs’ and to spread awareness to young people…

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A graduate of Cambridge University, Sarah Squire spent her career as a diplomat, posted in six countries and serving as Ambassador to Estonia. After her years in the Foreign Office…

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Reshard has a background in mental health, education, criminal justice, law enforcement and the charity sector.A Magistrate since 1989, he sits in criminal and family courts in North London…