Who's Who in the Education Trust
The aim of the Education Trust is to help advance the Headmaster's development plan for the future of Epsom College, through charitable support. The Headmaster and Governors oversee the work of the Trust, which is carried out by dedicated staff and volunteers. Scroll down to read profiles of individuals directly involved with the Education Trust.
Mr Clive Watson (Rosebery 1974-79) Chairman
Epsom College Governor, Clive Watson (R 1974-79) is a long-standing donor and serves as Chairman of the Education Trust Board. In 2011, Clive co-founded The City Pub Company (East) Plc that acquires and operates a portfolio of high quality pubs in cities and major provincial towns in the South East.
Mr Richard Bland (Wilson 1978-82)
Richard, a former OE Club President, is Senior Consultant, Risk & Financial Services at Towers Watson, an insurance consulting firm based in Epsom. He plays clarinet in the Band of the Surrey Yeomanry and is a member of Epsom Racecourse. "I'm a passionate supporter of quality education in general and Epsom College in particular. Our children are our future and we must invest in them and give them the best possible education which fits their needs and ability."
Mr Steven Kay QC (Propert 1968-73)
Steven, Honorary Secretary of the OE Legal Society and former OE Club President, is a barrister specialising in international criminal law. "Education is an investment in the future for our society. Epsom College gave me an education and opportunity that shaped me and made my life. I support the Trust because it is a means by which we can provide for other children the opportunity to experience the finest education available."
Mr Andrew Pianca (Crawfurd 1964-69)
Andrew, a former OE Club President, is the former Chief Executive of the accountancy firm, Crowe Clark Whitehill. He serves as Council Observer of Epsom College.
Dr Alastair Wells (Forest 1973-78)
Alastair, a General Practitioner based in Merstham, Surrey, is the Chair of Governors. "I am grateful for the wonderful grounding and start in life that Epsom has given to both myself and my daughter. I hope other OEs will support the Trust to give others the opportunity we have had through attending this great school."
Mr Norman Rice
Norman's years at the College span 34 years. Officially retiring (for the second time) in 2015, he still helps out with athletics at the College. While at Epsom, Norman was an Economics and Business Studies teacher, Fayrer Housemaster and Deputy Headmaster.
Mr Roger Gill
Roger came to the College in 1986 and retired in 2013. He was Head of Modern Languages, Holman Housemaster and Deputy Head (Staff).
Education Trust Staff
Helen Tranter, Education Trust Director
Helen joined Epsom College as Education Trust Director in February 2019. Her career in education spans 25 years, working in academic senior management as a Lecturer in Economics and a Director of Development & Alumni Relations. She brings her experience to Epsom College and looks forward to developing the work of the Education Trust and OE network in support of the College's future aims and ambitions.
Colleen Mowbray, Education Trust Administrator
Colleen joined the Trust in 2008 and plays a key role in its day to day operations, particularly in the management of the OE database. She comments, "Accurate addresses and updated career information is cornerstone of our work and something we strive to improve upon every day." Colleen also brings outstanding photography skills to her role.