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.
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.
Employment: Partner, Farrer & Co, LLP. Declared Interests: None.
Emloyment: Independent Chair, Lambeth Safeguarding Children Board. Declared Interests: Andrew Christie Consulting, Birmingham Children’s Trust.
Employment: Strategic Director, Finance and Governance, Southwark Council. Declared Interests: Trustee, Sir Simon Milton Foundation.
Employment: Retired. Declared Interests: Governor, St Ronan’s, Kent. City of London and Westminster Conservative Association.
Employment: Land Securities Group PLC, (Landsec). Declared Interests: None.
Employment: Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd. Declared Interests: None.
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.