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Board of Governors

Somerset College is a section 21 company, not for profit, and is overseen by a Board of Governors, which is charged with formulating policy and furthering the school's mission and directing strategic thinking while supporting the Heads of School.


Nicky Newton-King (Chairman), Siham Boda, Chris Campbell, Johan Holtzhausen, Heine Matthee*, Adam Pyle, Graham Sayer*,  Samara Totaram,  Craig Verdal-Austin*, Stuart Young.

* ex-officio  

The Board comprises a Chairman, Deputy Chairman, and various chairs of sub-committees. The various sub-committees meet regularly and assist the Board and Heads in managing the school by providing guidance and wisdom when necessary.

No Board members (save for the management employed by the school) or trustees receive remuneration of any nature from the school or any related entity, and serve on an entirely voluntary basis.