Mark was previously COO of D4t4Solutions, an AIM listing IT provider, specializing in data solutions. He has considerable operational, sales and financial experience having been both board director and senior manager at technology consultancies and product based technology companies such as rbase, Morse, PTC and Siemens, and more recently Dell EMC.
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Banstead Prep School
Richard Alton has been in education for twenty years. He began teaching Physics and for the last ten years he has been Deputy Head of two local schools, initially The City of London Freemen’s School and, currently, Epsom College where he is responsible for admissions, curriculum and learning. Outside of school, Richard is the father of three young children and in what little spare time he has left, he enjoys music, sport, reading and cooking.
Andrew is a former Priory School parent. His two sons have both graduated and are in their 20s. He has lived in the area all of his life and currently lives very close to Banstead Prep School. He has been a solicitor for some 30 years and is a London based partner in Withers LLP, specialising in property disputes.
Manu is a board advisor and CFO with extensive experience in strategic transitions, finance, and shareholder value creation. He has previously worked successfully in startups, consulting, and large matrix environments. Manu is motivated by the challenge of leading teams and businesses through significant change to deliver increased value to shareholders, customers and teams.
Ceri Jones is Headmaster of Caterham School, an HMC co-educational day and boarding school in Surrey. Ceri founded and remains a Trustee of the Access & Accelerate Foundation, a university access programme established with the Sutton Trust and Fitzwilliam College Cambridge.
Prior to leading Caterham, Ceri was Second Master at Tonbridge School and Head of a state maintained academy.
Ceri Jones attended Cambridge University, where he read History and was awarded a full Blue in football. In 2015 he was awarded a Distinction in a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Buckingham.
Ceri continues to teach History at A Level and specialises in Modern American history and early modern literature and religion. He is passionate about innovation in education, reflected in Caterham School’s multi award-winning focus on digital learning.
Noble started his working life as a bench scientist, with qualifications in Chemical engineering, and worked for GSK for 8 years before joining Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) where he progressed to the position of Senior Director Research and Development, Europe Africa and Middle East. As part of international assignments, he has worked in Asia Pacific, based in Sydney, Australia and Singapore. Noble took early retirement after 26 years service with JNJ. He has always volunteered his time and served the church to which he belongs in various capacities over the years. Living locally to Banstead Prep, he has two grown up children and loves playing tennis and cycling.