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Meet our Governors

JCG governors are ambassadors for the school and what we do. They support and monitor the governance of the College. 

Should anyone wish to contact the Governors, please email Heidi Delves, the Clerk to the Governing Body: [email protected]. She will forward your communication to the governor concerned.

Invited Governors

Louise Read


Louise is the Chief Financial Officer for the Channel Islands Co-operative Society. Prior to joining the Society Louise spent nine years with the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities, including seven years on the Board. She has a daughter at JCG and joined the Board of Governors in 2017. Louise sits on the Standards and Finance & Property Sub-Committees and was appointed as Chair in June 2021.

Farah Ballands

Vice Chair

Farah chairs the boards of two regulated businesses, Equiom and HTCI, an HSBC entity. A commercial/trusts lawyer by background, Farah was a partner with offshore law firm Appleby for 12 years before leading the management buyout of its fiduciary businesses to private equity firm, Bridgepoint, in 2015. She was CEO of that business and subsequently of Ocorian until her retirement from executive roles in 2021. Farah was educated at JCG as was her daughter

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 Chairs the Wellbeing Sub-Committee and also sits on the board of the JCG Foundation.

Kirstie Greig

Invited Governor

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

Ed Thorogood

Invited 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 Chairs the Governance and the Admissions & marketing sub-committees. He also sits on the board of the JCG Foundation.

Andrew Jarvis

Invited Governor

Andy is a Technology Leader with 20 years’ experience spanning offshore Financial Services and Telecoms.  He specialises in Strategic advisory, Digital Transformation and Merger & Acquisitions.  He is passionate about Mental Health and is a Mental Health first aider.  He has 2 daughters at JCG and joined the Board of Governors in 2021. Andy sits on the Wellbeing and Admissions & Marketing Sub-Committees.

Susie Pinel

Invited Governor

Prior to entering politics, Susie worked in art restoration for the British royal family for eleven years, repairing miniature portraits which were damaged in the Windsor Castle fire, for which she received a Royal Warrant.  Susie has served the island in various roles within the States Assembly, as Deputy for St Clement , the Minister for Social Security, and the Minister for Treasury and Resources between 2011 and 2022.  Susie joined the Board of Governors in February 2024 and sits on the Finance and Property 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 and sits on the Admissions, Standards and Finance & Property Sub-Committees.

Elizabeth Boleat

Parent Governor

Educated at JCG, Elizabeth went on to gain a PhD in chemical physics from UCL and then a medical degree at Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ school of medicine. She trained as an anaesthetic doctor and worked in London for a number of years. She has now returned to Jersey and is currently on a career break raising her five children, four of whom are at JCP.  Elizabeth currently sits on the Admissions & Marketing Sub-Committee.

Staff Governor

Simon Milner

Staff Governor

Educated at VCJ, and then the University of Oxford, Simon is an Assistant Headteacher and member of the Senior Leadership Team at JCG. He is interested in teaching and learning about literature from the ancient world to the present day. Simon joined the Board of Governors in June 2018, and he enjoys supporting the progress and welfare of his students in this different capacity. He sits on the Governance Sub-Committee and the Finance Sub-Committee, and he attends the Wellbeing Sub-Committee. 


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

In Attendance

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