John Muir
(G 70-75)
Michael Brader
(G 78-83)
Lucinda Burrowes

I have known Bradfield College for the past 35 years and have become involved in it for the past 10 years as the partner to a governor who became an employee, and also as a parent. I feel that as a current parent of two children who have had very different experiences of Bradfield, that I can inform the Foundation, from a very different perspective. As a working journalist I also feel that in my daily work I have to communicate in a variety of ways, to a raft of different people. These skills are useful in networking and marketing. I also spent many years running the marketing and PR for the Youth Training Schemes in a deprived city, working with the education sector as well as business to create a meaningful connection for young people.

Virginia Finegold

I started my career as a Stockbroker in London and then as a financial journalist in New York. I presently sit on the Development Council of the Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square raising funds and Corporate sponsorship.  I am an Executive Director of a private Finance Company and am a Governor at Brambletye Prep school in Sussex, overseeing Boarding and Pastoral Care, I also sit on the Brambletye Executive Finance Committee.

I have known the College for a good few years and I have also seen the organisation from several different perspectives; I am married to an Old Bradfieldian, and three of my children have attended Bradfield and are all now at University.  As a parent, I have been delighted to witness Bradfield continue to modernise on all levels, whilst retaining its core tradition of an all-round education aimed at developing the full potential of every pupil. My youngest son starts at Bradfield in 2019.

I have been a Foundation Committee member since 2008, during which time the Greek Theatre and Stunt Pavilion have been rebuilt. I am honoured to serve on the Bradfield Foundation and aim to do all I can to champion the future Campus Development plan and Bursary programme.

Paddy Burrowes
(G 78-83)
Edward Garrett
(F 63-68)
David Shilton
(C 60-64)

I attended Bradfield in the 1960s and felt that my time at College prepared me well for what lay ‘beyond the gates’. I made a career in property investment and am currently Chairman of the international handbag brand, Jane Shilton, the family business named after my mother. So, having acquired this commercial experience I was happy to join the ranks of the Foundation and help give the College the boost it needed the 1990s to keep pace with the other public schools. I became Chairman of the Foundation in 2004 to oversee the fundraising and delivery of the Science Centre, named in honour of the major donor David Blackburn.

As an Old Bradfieldian it has been a most rewarding experience being asked to assist with the development of the Bradfield Foundation. For those of us who were fortunate enough to have enjoyed the benefit of a Bradfield education, it provides an opportunity for us to give something back to the College which did so much for us and in the process to reconnect with many like-minded colleagues. The many projects completed with the assistance of the Foundation over recent years, is a testament to the support and generosity of our alumni and parent body.

Former Chairmen

1990-1999: MJC Stone (E 49-54)
1999 – 2004: AW Fuller (H51-56)
2004-2011: D Shilton (C 60-64)
2011 – 2014: PCH Burrowes (G 78-83)
2014 – Current: JRE Muir (G 70-75)

Former Trustees

John Bodie (C 44-48)
John Brackenbury CBE
JM Bull
George Burne (A 48-53)
JD Burns
Paddy Burrowes (G 78-83)
Richard Butler ((G 52-56)
Simon Crane
Miles d’Arcy-Irvine (E 61-65)
CJD Davies (G 54-59)
JL Davison (E 54-59)
Edward Demery CVO (H 60-65)
RS Elfick
Jumbo Fuller (H 51-56)
Chris Hacking (E 44-48)
RJ Halcrow (F 65-70)
Lord Iliffe
Sir Jeremy Lever KCMG QC
DC Pateras
R Razzak
Chris Saunders (SCR 64-80)
Andrew Scott (B 65-70)
Charles Stone (E 80-84)
Michael Stone (E 49-54)
Michael Stotesbury (E 56-60)
DF Trenchard
John Tyrell ((G 54-49)
Richard Youard (B 46-51)
Martin Young (C 59-64)

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