UTC Governors 2020/2021

There are Twelve Governors on the UTC Board, all registered with Companies House.

The Chair (Elizabeth Phillips OBE, 1 Sutherland street SW1V 4LD) is nominated by the University of Westminster, and the Deputy Chair is nominated by the UTC’s Employer Alliance.

There are two Parent Governors, one Staff Governor and the UTC Principal is an Ex-officio Governor.

University of Westminster nominated UTC Trustees

Elizabeth Phillips - Nominated by the University of Westminster; appointed October 2014

Richard Lane - Nominated by the University of Westminster; appointed January 2015

Sir Simon Milton Foundation nominated UTC Trustees

Andrew Christie, Tri-Borough Executive Director for Children’s Services to May 2016; now Commissioner

Duncan Whitfield, Strategic Director of Finance and Governance, Southwark Council

UTC Employer Alliance nominated UTC Trustees

Bill Templeton, Apprenticeship Development Manager, Network Rail; Deputy Chair of UTC Trust to January 2016; lead Trustee for Marketing Group.

Jeremy Lucas, Qualified Solicitor (retired) with extensive experience in the City of London working in corporate finance and Mergers and Acquisitions with Morgan Grenfell, and subsequently Deutsche Bank.

Marc Cadwaladr, Group Financial Controller for Landsec.

Anna Kennedy

UTC List of Governors

Also referred to as the Board of Governors.

Ensures clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
Holds the Principal to account for performance of staff and students.
Oversees financial performance to promote, propriety and value for money.
Appoints the Principal.
Appoints sub-committees of the Board.

Elizabeth Philips OBE , Chair

Employment: Retired. Declared Interests: Governor, Stowe School, Buckingham. Governor, City of London School for Girls. Governor, The Fulham Boys School.

Bill Templeton Deputy Chair

Employment: Programme Manager, Network Rail. Declared Interests: Templeton Lettings.

Richard Lane

Employment: Partner, Farrer & Co, LLP. Declared Interests: None.

Andrew Christie

Emloyment: Independent Chair, Lambeth Safeguarding Children Board. Declared Interests: Andrew Christie Consulting, Birmingham Children’s Trust.

Duncan Whitfield

Employment: Strategic Director, Finance and Governance, Southwark Council. Declared Interests: Trustee, Sir Simon Milton Foundation.

Jeremy Lucas

Employment: Retired. Declared Interests: Governor, St Ronan’s, Kent. City of London and Westminster Conservative Association.

Marc Cadwaladr

Employment: Land Securities Group PLC, (Landsec). Declared Interests: None.

Anna Kennedy

Employment: Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd. Declared Interests: None.

Peter Jordan

Employment: Marylebone CE Girls School Declared Interests: None.

Davut Karatas Parent Governor

Employment: Senior Technology Director, London Stock Exchange Declared Interests: None

Ernestas Jegorovas Staff Governor

Employment: Teacher, Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC. Declared Interests: None.

Dan Chandrakumar Headteacher

Employment: Head Teacher, Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC. Declared Interests: None.