Meet our Governors

Jersey College governors are ambassadors for the schools and what we do. They support and monitor the governance of the Colleges. 

Should anyone wish to contact the Governors, please email Heidi Delves, the Clerk to the Governing Body: h.delves@jcg.sch.je. She will forward your communication to the governor concerned.

Invited Governors

Louise Read

CHAIR

Louise, a Chartered Director and fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England, is a Director of the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities. She is responsible for economic regulation of Jersey telecoms, ports and postal sectors, as well as the enforcement of competition law. Louise joined the Board in 2017 and sits on the Finance and Property Sub-Committee. She has a daughter at JCG.

Nancy Chien

VICE CHAIR

Nancy is Head of Bedell Cristin’s International Private Client practice in Jersey. She has a vast array of skills and experience covering many legal areas. She joined the Board in October 2020 to sit on the Governance Sub-Committee and also sits on the Standards Sub-Committee. Nancy was appointed as Vice-Chair in June 2021.

James Willmott

VICE CHAIR

With 15 years’ experience in corporate law, James is a partner in the Jersey office of offshore law firm, Carey Olsen. Following stints in London, Bratislava, Singapore and Birmingham, he advises clients on large, high-profile international transactions and local matters. James joined the Board in 2019 and sits on the Governance, Wellbeing and Finance & Property Sub-Committees and his older daughter attends JCG.

Chris Jenkins

INVITED GOVERNOR

Chris is Managing Director at TORA, a technology company specialising in trading and portfolio systems for financial institutions. Chris has worked in the fintech industry for over 20 years including 12 years in Asia. He moved to Jersey from Hong Kong with his family in 2015, and his three daughters all attend JCG. Chris Chairs the Finance & Property Sub-Committee.

Alison Morgan

INVITED GOVERNOR

A corporate and telecoms/technology lawyer by background, Alison has a first in modern languages from UCL where she also gained a masters in literature. She worked as a corporate lawyer in London and Brussels for international law firms Herbert Smith and Bird&Bird, before moving to an in-house legal role at a telecoms business which floated on the London Stock Exchange. Alison subsequently founded the knowledge management department at the law firm Ogier in Jersey and has three children, two of which are at JCG. She sits on the Wellbeing Sub-Committee and also sits on the board of the JCG Foundation.

Catherine May

Invited Governor

Catherine is the Headteacher at St Saviour’s & St Olave’s School in London, part of the Southwark Schools’ Learning Partnership. Catherine joined the Board in 2019 and sits on the Standards Sub-Committee.

Kirstie Greig

Invited Governor

Kirstie is an Emergency Medicine Doctor at the General Hospital. She joined the Governing Body in 2018 and chairs the Wellbeing Sub-Committee. Kirstie also sits on the Admissions Sub-Committee.

Parent Governors

Cedric Bird

Parent Governor

Cedric is a business advisor with over 20 years’ experience working in a variety of commercial and voluntary roles including business and product development. He is an investor in a local start-up enterprise and works at Jersey Business, advising owner managers on how to make better decisions and improve their overall business outcomes. Educated at VCJ, Cedric’s daughter attends JCG. He joined the Board in 2018.

Ed Thorogood

Parent Governor

A Director of Mourant Governance Services, Ed and has worked in strategy, IT, change programmes and operational roles. Previously, Ed worked for PwC Europe and competed in the Clipper Round the World Yacht race. Ed’s daughters attend JCP and JCG. Ed joined the board of Governors in 2019 and sits on the Finance & Property Sub-Committee, the Admissions Committee and the JCG Foundation.

Staff Governors

Simon Milner

Staff Governor

Educated at VCJ, and then the University of Oxford, Simon is Head of Sixth Form at JCG. His passion and experience lies in English language and modern literature. Simon joined the Board of Governors in June 2018.

Ex-Officio

  • Carl Howarth, Principal, JCG
  • Catherine Precious, Headteacher, JCP

In Attendance

  • Rachel Baxter, Senior Adviser – Standards & Achievement, Government of Jersey – Children Young People, Education & Skills 
  • Toni Rollo, Vice Principal, JCG 
  • Julie Forsyth, Bursar, JCG 
  • Heidi Delves, Clerk to the Board of Governors


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