Andy has been the Principal of St Clare’s, Oxford since 2017. He has more than twenty years’ experience of leadership in independent education including eleven years as Head of two other well-known schools: The Royal Grammar School, Worcester and King’s College, Madrid. He was Chairman of HMC (Headmasters and Headmistresses’ Conference) West Division in 2010-11, and a member of the HMC/GSA Universities Committee 2012-14. He is a Boarding Team Inspector for the Independent Schools Inspectorate. In a voluntary capacity, he is Chair of Governors of Oxfordshire Hospital School, the oldest hospital school in the UK, a Governor of Rye St Antony School, and a Trustee of the Alliance Française, Oxford. He was proud to have been elected as Chair of BAISIS (British Association of Independent Schools with International Students) in January 2020 and Vice Chair of the BSA (Boarding Schools Association). He will become Chair of the BSA in January 2022.