Local Advisory Board

Daniel Wellings
Daniel Wellings is the managing director of KSI Schools and Director of Kingsley Education Limited. Key responsibilities include identifying and then developing our desired educational investments. Daniel then works alongside the senior leadership teams to deliver on KSI’s strategic goals and development objectives. Following his graduation from Cambridge in Natural Sciences, he was headhunted for a role at Standard Chartered in Corporate Finance. After 11 years at Standard Chartered Bank, he decided to pursue his passion for the education sector as he comes from a long line of esteemed educators.

Tim Westbrook
Tim has many years of experience in education including as the former chairman of Kingswood School and a current member of their Governing Board. He holds a first-class honours degree in Engineering and Management from Cambridge University and an MSc in Computer Production Control. Tim has had a very successful career in business, spending over 20 years as a Managing Director/ CEO – including of an Australian subsidiary of a UK FTSE company. Tim chairs the Finance Committee at Kingsley.

Anton Maree
Anton is an experienced boarding school practitioner with experience in the state and independent sector. He currently is the Headmaster at Ackworth School and has nearly 30 years of experience in the education sector.

Lisa Harty
Lisa has been a governor at Kingsley since 2015 and has a son at the school. Lisa has worked in the arts for over 30 years both for a number of local authorities and for voluntary and private sector clients. In April 2013 she became the Art & Design Co-ordinator for Art for Life at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton.