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Meet our governors

The school's governing body includes parents, teachers, community, hospital representatives and elected members from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. 

  • Governors have an overall responsibility to ensure the school is operating within the legal requirements
  • Governors are responsible for monitoring the curriculum and school policies, managing the budget, staff appointments and performance management of the Principal.

Governors’ details academic year 2020/21
Governors’ Details

'Associate members cannot vote at meetings of the full governing body in a maintained school but they can vote on committees if they have been given the power to do so by the governing body.'

Governors' Portal
Governor's Portal

Ben Marshall


Ben Marshall - Chair
Co-opted (elected by FGB)
Link Governor Bayswater Children's Centre

Cem Kemahli

 Cem Kemahli - Local Authority Governor (RBKC)
Joint Vice-Chair
Link Governor Brompton and Harefield Trust


Yousaf Ahmad

Yousaf Ahmad - Co-opted (elected by FGB)
Chair of Audit and Risk Committee
Link Governor Lavender Walk


Francesca Smith


Francesca Smith - Associate member (elected by FGB)
Link Governor Lavender Walk

Nikhil Dattani-Patel

 Nikhil Dattani Patel
Nikhil Dattani-Patel - Associate member (elected by FGB)
Link Governor Bayswater Children's Centre


Faiz Shivji

Dr Faiz Shivji - Co-opted (elected by FGB)
Chair of Finance Committee
Link Governor St Mary's Hospital


Adrian Downing

 Adrian Downing - Co-opted (elected by FGB)
Link Governors St Mary's Hospital