Governor Profiles

Sue Bonney

Chair of the Governing Body and Head's Appraisal Committee, Member of the Finance & Resources and Curriculum & Standards Committees, Link Governor for Maths

Sue was born and grew up in Northolt and became a Governor in 2013 and Chair of Governors in 2015. Sue studied for a Maths degree at the University of Bristol and then qualified as a chartered accountant.  She is now a partner in the advisory firm KPMG based in Canary Wharf advising companies on their strategy for the future. She is also a trustee and former Chair of TaxAid, a charity focused on helping the low paid with their tax affairs. Sue is a professionally trained cook and enjoys playing tennis and reading.

ARJUN AGARWAL

Member of the Finance & Resourses, Curriculum & Standards and Head's Appraisal Committees, Link Governor for Sport and Sixth Form 

Arjun grew up in Ealing and became a Governor in 2017. Arjun studied Medicine and Surgery at the University of Manchester. He is now a Business Development Manager at Babylon Health, a digital healthcare company striving to provide accessible and affordable healthcare. He previously worked in strategy at BlackRock (an investment management firm) and co-founded a technology start-up. Arjun coaches youth football at Pitshanger Football Club, and enjoys playing several sports, especially football, tennis and running. 

CHRISTINE CHIBBA

Member of the Curriculum & Standards and Head's Appraisal Committees, Link Governor for English

Christine was brought up in Wembley and moved to Northolt in 1998 and became a parent governor in 2016. Christine works in childcare at a local nursery as well as helping her husband run their fulfilment/packaging company. While her children were in primary school Christine was an active parent in the classroom working one to one with children that needed support with reading. Christine has her second child going through Northolt High now so has been part of the school community for quite a few years.

PATRICIA ELLIS

Chair of the Curriculum & Standards Committee, Link Governor for Science

Tricia has lived in Ealing for over 30 years and her two daughters were educated in Ealing state schools. She is passionate about the importance of education in improving life chances for all students. She was appointed as a co-opted governor in 2016 and hopes to use her scientific background and experience in management across a range of employment sectors to the benefit of the governing body at this exciting time for Northolt High School.

CLAIRE FLETCHER

Member of the Curriculum & Standards Committee, Link Governor for Languages

Claire joined Northolt High's governing body in spring 2017, having sat on various school governing bodies over the past 20 years. With a degree in English Literature, she holds 22 years’ experience in primary education and has been the headteacher of a small school in Hammersmith for the last 10 years. Claire lives in nearby North Hillingdon and enjoys reading, cooking, pottery and sewing in her spare time.

MIKE HULME

Chair of the New Build, Finance & Premises and Staff & Pay Committees, Member of the Finance & Resources Committee, Link Governor for SEND and Performing Arts

Mike has been a resident of Ealing for 40 years and his two sons have been educated in Ealing State Schools. He has been a teacher in North West London equally as long and recently retired from a twelve-year Headship in a large and successful state Secondary School. Mike is now a part-time Educational Consultant working within a large school partnership programme. Mike understands the vital role that Governors play in the life and strategic direction of a school and is committed to support the vision, ethos and a positive culture of ambition at Northolt High School. He has been a co-opted Governor since September 2016 and will use his educational expertise and experience to support the growth and ambition of the school particularly within the exciting and challenging future development projects. Mike is also a trustee and chair of two North London charities both involved in important community enhancement and a wider inclusion brief for young people. 

Callie Marsh

Member of the Curriculum & Standards Committee

I have worked at Northolt High School for over 10 years now and I have enjoyed every minute.  I have been fortunate enough to see the school go from strength to strength, year after year, and I am excited for what the future holds for us.  I have a real passion for Northolt High School and I absolutely love my job, the students and staff here form an amazing community that I feel privileged to belong to.  I look forward to working as a governor of the school to continue to see Northolt High School provide every child with the absolute best life chances possible.

Carole Millard

Member of the Curriculum & Standards, Head's Approval and New Build Committees, Link Governor for Humanities and Safeguarding

Carole was born and brought up in Northolt and went to Northolt High School, as did both of her children. She has a degree in Primary Education and works as a Primary Teacher in an Ealing School. Carole became a governor at Northolt in 2013 and is also on the committee for the new build. Her hobbies include mountain walking and she has 'bagged' 8 Munroes.