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Governors

If you would like to contact our Chair of Governors, please either write to the school address or send an email to mail@butehouse.co.uk (mark your email for the attention of Chair of Governors).

Jonathan Beckitt

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Chair of Governors

Jonathan is a solicitor with particular expertise in project finance.   He has worked at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP for over 30 years and is the leader of the Project Team for the development of PPP standards in the...

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Polly McAndrew

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Vice Chair of Governors

Polly grew up in Chiswick and has lived in Hammersmith for over thirty years. After attending a state primary school she spent four very happy years as a pupil at Bute House before going on to St. Paul’s Girls’ School,...

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Amanda Barron

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Safeguarding Governor

Amanda has been a London magistrate for 18 years and is a chairman in the Central London Magistrates’ Adult and Youth courts. She is also the lead magistrate for the domestic abuse court, sits on Crown court appeals, mentors new...

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Mark Perry

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Governor

Mark spent over 30 years working for investment banks including Kleinwort Benson, Citigroup and Mitsubishi in both the City of London and Tokyo.  He was Principal Delegate to the International Securities Markets Association and Chair of the Yen sub-committee. Since...

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Michelle Sherman

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Governor

Michelle has been a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospitals since 2004. She has specialised in Nutrition Support, intravenous feeding and Home Parenteral nutrition for Short Bowel Syndrome.  Prior to this she trained for several years at King’s...

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Jonathan Brough

Jonathan Brough
Governor

EYFS Governor Jonathan retired from full-time teaching in 2023 after more than thirty years in the profession. These included headships at St Swithun’s Prep in Winchester, Hurlingham School in Putney and the prep school of City of London School for...

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Rob Watney

Rob Watney
Governor

Rob started his career in the food industry designing and building production facilities throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa as a project manager. After eight years, he changed course and founded and ran an investment management company for a number...

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Dianna Pierce-Burgess

Dianna Pierce Burgess
Governor

Dianna’s career spans television news, journalism, politics and public relations. In 1993, she joined the Clinton White House, helping with press, strategy and communications plans. She then spent 11 years at ABC News/Nightline and is a 5-time Emmy Award winner...

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Sandrine Paillasse

Sandrine Paillasse
Governor

Sandrine is the Head of St Christopher’s School, Hampstead, an independent school for girls aged 4 to 11. She has worked in education for over twenty years, in both the maintained and independent sectors in England, as well as in...

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