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Governors

We have an active Governing body who support and monitor the governance of the College.

Should anyone wish to contact the Governors, please email Heidi Delves, the Clerk to the Governing Body, at h.delves@jcg.sch.je and she will forward your communication on to the Governor concerned.

 

Invited Governors

Karen Rankine

Chair

Karen is the managing director of ITV Channel Television. Karen is a JCG old girl and has a daughter and an older son who was educated at JCG and VCJ. Karen joined the Board of Governors in 2004. She is a member of the Admissions Sub-Committee.


Julian Box

Vice-Chair

Julian has 30 years’ experience helping organisations streamline operations through the innovative application of technology. He has founded several start-up companies including VirtualizeIT, an award winning technology company as well as co-founded Virtustream Inc., a venture capital backed cloud service provider which raised over $120m in funding from several US-based venture capital institutes and was sold for $1.2B in May 2015.During the last 6 years Julian has been building his fourth business Calligo a global cloud service provider headquartered in St Helier he also applies his unique expertise as a non-exec to several businesses as well as working with several local schools on their technology roadmaps including creating Jersey’s first set of computer programming clubs through a pilot at four secondary schools.

Along with the above he’s been involved in Digital Jersey’s working group since the beginning of 2012 and became a trustee as part of its legal setup and the Chair of their Education and Skill Technical Action Group. He’s also an active Angel Investor, to date investing in eight businesses, these are based in Jersey, UK, US and Switzerland.

Julian joined the Board of Governors in 2016. He chairs the Finance & Property Sub-Committee, sits on the Safeguarding Sub-Committee and the JCG Foundation.


Dr Bryony Perchard

Vice-Chair

Bryony is married and a mother of two (her daughter attends JCG). Amongst other things, Bryony’s job as a GP has given her experience in clinical and financial governance, staffing, performance management and safeguarding. Bryony joined the Board of Governors in October 2014. She chairs the Standards Sub-Committee and is a member of the Safeguarding Sub-Committee.


Tom Dingle

Invited Governor

Tom is a Director of the Arts House Jersey, which is responsible for developing the arts in the Island. He also sits on various groups and panels that promote culture in Jersey. He was educated at VCJ, though did study A-Level Psychology at JCG before taking a degree in English Literature at the University of Exeter. He joined the Board of Governors in October 2013, chairs the Governance Sub-Committee and sits on the Standards Sub-Committee.


Bob Hassell

Invited Governor

Bob is a Director of Vantage-HBA. He is a former President of the Chamber of Commerce and is currently a Trustee of Jersey Heritage. Bob has a degree in Psychology and Sociology and is a Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development. He has a strong connection with the school having a wife who had teaching connections with JCG for some 34 years and two daughters who successfully completed their primary and secondary education with JCG.Bob joined the Board of Governors in October 2013 and sits on the Finance & Property and the JCG Foundation.


Louise Read

Invited Governor

Louise is a Director of the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities, responsible for economic regulation of the telecoms, ports (airport, harbour and marinas) and postal sectors in Jersey and the enforcement of competition law. An accountant by background, Louise has extensive experience of managing finance, personnel and operational aspects of business. Louise was previously the Group Financial Accountant at Jersey Post, and worked with many of Jersey’s businesses during her time at PwC. Louise is a Chartered Director, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a BSc in Accounting and Management Sciences from the University of Southampton. She also sits as a Commissioner of the Jersey Appointments Commission and a Member of the States Members Remuneration Review Body. She has a daughter at JCG.Louise joined the Board of Governors in November 2017 and sits on the Finance & Property Sub-Committee.


Rae Sedel

Invited Governor

Rae Sedel has been a member of Russell Reynolds Associates’ Board of Directors since 2005 having previously served on the firm’s Executive Committee for 13 years leading all of its industry verticals. Rae specialises in board advisory services with a strong international dimension. Her work spans consumer digital, media, entertainment, telecommunications and technology. She conducts Board of Director searches with a particular focus on adding digital expertise and CEO searches which typically target business transformation leaders. She also advises on board effectiveness, board and CEO succession, and executive performance and development. Her clients range from large-cap global telecommunications and technology corporations to private equity owners of pre-IPO e-commerce companies.Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates in 1987, Rae was with Pacific Telesis as Vice President, Consumer Markets. In that role, she was responsible for a staff of 13,000 and handled more than one billion customer transactions annually through call centres and retail outlets.

Rae joined JCG’s Board of Governors in October 2017 and sits on its Finance & Property and Standards Sub-Committees.


Parent Governors

Cedric Bird

Parent Governor

Cedric is a professional business advisor and has over 20 years of experience working in a variety of commercial and voluntary roles including business development, product development, and also as an investor in a local start-up enterprise.  He is currently working at Jersey Business providing advice to owner managers who are keen to make better decisions and improve their overall business outcomes.Cedric was Educated at Victoria College and has a daughter at JCG and a son at school in the UK.  Cedric joined the Board of Governors in June 2018.


Laura Pérez

Parent Governor

Laura is a mum to two girls, both of who attend the College.She is a marketing, communications and business change specialist, advising clients on various areas of their businesses, including development plans and how to best communicate with key stakeholders. A strategic thinker, Laura is currently working with the States of Jersey to build a long-term vision for Jersey. She is also an organiser of Jersey Festival of Words, which has a schools’ programme, focusing on inspiring children and encouraging literacy and affords children free access to award-winning authors.

Prior to joining the College’s Board of Governors in October 2016, Laura enjoyed two years as an Invited Governor at Rouge Bouillon School, focusing on safeguarding and wellbeing. Laura sits on the Admissions, Governance and Safeguarding Sub-Committees and the JCG Foundation.


Staff Governor

Simon Milner

Staff Governor

Simon is currently Head of the English and Media Faculty at JCG, and he will take up the post of Joint Head of Sixth Form from September 2018. Simon was educated at Victoria College and the University of Oxford, where he studied English Language and Literature as an undergraduate before completing a Master’s degree in early modern literature. Simon joined the Board of Governors in June 2018.


Ex-Officio

Mr Carl Howarth

Principal, JCG


Mr Richard Sugden

Headteacher, JCP


In Attendance

Mr Seán O’Regan

Deputy Chief Education Officer, Education Department


Miss Toni Rollo

Vice Principal, JCG


Mrs Heidi Delves

Clerk to the Board of Governors