Our desire is to create one of London’s best teaching and learning environments, at the centre of a thriving, urban community

Robert EvansChair of Governors
Governing body

Governing body

Governors with particular expertise and skills have been appointed to the Academy’s Governing Body.

For the register of members’ and governors’ interests please click here

For the governors’ attendance register for 2016 – 2017 please click here

  • Sir David Clementi

    Trust Member

    Sir David Clementi was formerly Deputy Governor of the Bank of England and Chair of Prudential plc. He chairs the King’s...show more

  • Robert Evans

    Trust Member and Chair of Governors

    Robert Evans is a Partner of Argent (Property Development) Services LLP and a Board Member of King’s Cross Central General...show more

  • Emyr Fairburn

    Founding Head Teacher and Governor ex Officio

    Upon graduating from the University of Wales in 1995 Emyr Fairburn worked in the Cardiff area as a teacher. Being bilingual...show more

  • Michael Freeman

    Trust member and Governor

    Michael Freeman is a qualified lawyer who in 1981 co-founded Argent, the development and asset manager of the King’s...show more

  • Clara Freeman

    Trust member

    Clara Freeman OBE was the first woman Director of Marks and Spencer’s. She is currently Trustee of the Girls’ Day Trust...show more

  • Angela Jewell


    Angela Jewell is a Project Manager within the Regeneration Team at Argent. Amongst her responsibilities are: working with...show more

  • Louise Johns-Shepherd


    Louise Johns-Shepherd is Chief Executive of the Centre for Literacy and Primary Education. She brings a wealth of experience...show more

  • Leanne Keltie

    Parent Governor

    Leanne is the mother of two children attending Kings Cross Academy and has lived in Camden for more than 9 years.  She has a professional background in...show more

  • Mike Lightbound


    Mike Lightbound works in Argent on the King’s Cross redevelopment. He manages the overall business plan for King’s...show more

  • Jane Roberts


    Dame Jane Roberts is a medical doctor, a child and adolescent psychiatrist by profession working at the Whittington Hospital. ...show more

  • Anita Sadler


    Anita Sadler is Company Secretary at Argent.   She has experience in compliance and regulatory issues as well as governance....show more

  • Jonathan Barratt


    Jonathan Barratt is Dean of Development and Quality for Central Saint Martins, a constituent college of the University...show more

  • Antje Saunders

    Parent Governor

    Antje Saunders is the mother of two children in the Early Years at the Academy. Through her professional background as an architect and urban designer,...show more

  • Kay Baxter

    Staff Governor

    Kay Baxter is the current Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion at the academy. She is also the Phase Leader across the Early Years (nursery and reception...show more

  • Governors' Term of Office

    Robert Evans December 2013,December 2017 December...
    Michael Freeman December 2013,December 2017 December 2021
    Anita Sadler December 2013,December 2017 December 2021
    Michael Lightbound July 2014 July 2018
    Angela Jewell July 2014 July 2018
    Louise John Shepherd July 2014 July 2018
    Leanne Keltie December 2016 December 2020
    Jonathan Barratt October 2014 October 2018
    Jane Roberts July 2015 July 2019
    Kay Baxter December 2015 December 2019
    Antje Saunders December 2015 December 2019
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Our desire is to create one of London’s best teaching and learning environments, at the centre of a thriving, urban community

Robert EvansChair of Governors