The governing body of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College is known as the Corporation. This lively group of 20 men and women works with our senior leadership team, staff, students, auditors and inspectors to ensure that students of all ages are offered the best possible experiences during their time at college and that the needs of the local community are met.
Chair of Corporation
Chair of the Search and Governance Committee
Chartered Accountant; worked as a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK and Europe; currently with Smith and Williamson; parent of a former student
Vice Chair of Corporation
Chair of the Finance and Employment Committee
Chartered Accountant; currently Finance Director for The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts; previously Finance Director for Bournemouth University and before that Southampton Solent University; parent of former students
Principal of the College
Principal of the College since 2008; previously Principal of Richard Taunton Sixth Form College; also worked at Alton College, Brockenhurst College, and The Sixth Form College Farnborough, where he started as an English teacher in 1987; two sons attended Barton Peveril
Senior Academic, Sport Management, Bournemouth University; son attends Barton Peveril College
A Chartered Accountant with a long career in financial services, including senior roles in investment banking at HSBC and Deutsche Bank; now a Leadership and Management Consultant focussing on individual and team performance improvement and also a Councillor at Winchester City Council where he is Portfolio Holder for Finance
Chair of the Audit Committee
Health and Safety Governor
Director in a large international construction cost and project management consultancy practice; ex-student; has run youth hockey teams for Trojans and Hampshire Academy Centre over many years. Peer reviews and supports College construction projects.
Retired Principal at a local Technology College (11-16 years) (previously a Geography teacher); currently a Regional Leader for a non-profit organisation sharing best practice to raise standards in schools
Working background including the Insurance and Computing industries giving him experience in many fields such as management, finance, manufacturing, personnel, procurement sales, marketing and quality management; involved in local politics in the Fareham area and is currently a Fareham Borough Councillor and a Hampshire County Councillor
Assistant Vice-Chancellor at the University of Winchester since 2015; prior to that Policy Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor Bournemouth University and has held roles at the Higher Education Funding Council for England and the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Puren Savas Gedikoglu
Education and Career Consultant with a background in Business Administration; volunteers extensively; two daughters used to attend Barton Peveril College
Teaching Staff Governor
Teacher of Chemistry; previously worked for a large multi-national company as an International Marketing Director
Leader of Eastleigh Borough Council and also County and Town Councillor; Board Member at Homes England; experience as an international election monitor and democracy trainer; ex-student and parent of former students
Qualified Chartered Accountant with a career embracing Big Four accountancy, the voluntary and private sectors; governance roles in health and the charity sector; parent of former students
Chair of the Standards, Students and Curriculum Committee
Former Parent Governor; Head of Non-medical Education at Portsmouth’s Queen Alexandra Hospital, encompassing all allied health professionals, clinical scientists and the wider non-clinical workforce
Partner at Blake Morgan LLP, specialising in Employment Law
Nuclear Physics graduate, retired from a senior management post in a multi-national company involved in quality performance management, financial planning and strategic leadership
Support Staff Governor, Marketing and Communications Manager
Entrepreneur who started a series of businesses in Silicon Valley before coming to the United Kingdom. Director, Innovation at Southampton University.
Student, 2nd year
Formerly at Woodlands Community College and her aim is to study at the Royal Holloway, University of London and to eventually work in a large political organisation.
Student, 1st year
Former pupil of Upper Shirley High School hoping to study Technical Theatre at a Theatre School in London and ultimately to work in the West End. Vice President of the Student Committee.