Simon, an OW, studied Estate Management at Reading University following which he joined a surveying practice in Birmingham, qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 1981. Latterly working as a Partner at International property consultancy Cushman & Wakefield, with specific responsibility for the industrial and logistics sector in the UK. He has also been responsible for the EMEA region which involved a substantial amount of international travel to the EMEA region, the USA and Asia. He has spoken at a number of conferences and seminars in all three geographies and also carries out Expert Witness work on behalf of clients. Originally, his principal role as a Trustee was with regard to maximising the use of Wycliffe’s asset base, as well as being on the Finance and Governance Committees.
Simon was elected Chair of the Trustees in 2021, having been one of two Vice Chairs for the previous two years.
Outside work, Simon married Stephanie Cartwright (OW) in 1984 and they have two children. At Wycliffe, Simon was involved in the musical aspects of the school, playing the clarinet and also rowing. Simon helped organise the Midlands gatherings of the OW Society for a number of years at a variety of venues and has also been a Governor of a local Middle School in Worcestershire.
Liz attended Bassaleg Grammar School and graduated with a degree in Zoology, specialising in Physiology and Immunology, from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
Richard (OW 1977-1989) spent his childhood in Gloucestershire and started his Wycliffe education in Lower Prep.
Caroline graduated from Aberdeen University with an MA in Geography with Economics.
Lynn is a retired Prep School Headteacher. She graduated from the University of London with a degree in Biological Sciences and a PGCE in Science Education.
Lewis Faulkner studied Biological Sciences at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford before completing his PGCE at New College, Oxford.
Jody has spent in excess of 20 years defining and delivering technology strategy, across numerous people focused service businesses, both across the UK and internationally.
Will was educated at Charterhouse, studied Agricultural Sciences at Newcastle University and served in the British Army.
Lucy was educated at Charlton Park, Cheltenham and went to Wycliffe for 6th form.
Alison (OW, 1994-2011) attended Wycliffe from Nursery through to Sixth Form and went on to study English Literature and Drama at University in Cardiff.
John is a campaigner, storyteller, teacher, youth worker, independent diplomat, writer and broadcaster who has spent his career working with and for young people in the UK and around the world.
Yemi worked in the Oral and maxillofacial hospital departments around the UK before he settled in Gloucestershire, where he set up and managed dental practices. His two children are currently both in the Senior School.
John was educated at Dulwich College and completed a History Degree at Pembroke College, Cambridge and then a PGCE at the Institute of Education, Cambridge University
James has enjoyed a career as a Chartered Building Surveyor working on the design, repair and maintenance of many different types of property with a particular emphasis on School facilities and Historic Buildings.