Our Governors

Barton Peveril Governors

Karen Everett

Karen Everett

Chair of Corporation, Chair of the Search and Governance Committee

Chartered Accountant; currently Chief Operating Officer for The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts; previously Finance Director for Bournemouth University and before that Southampton Solent University; parent of former students.

Andrew Jackman

Vice Chair of Corporation

Retired 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.

Rob Temple

Rob Temple

Principal of the College

Principal of the College since 2022; previously Vice Principal of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College; also worked at The Sixth Form College Farnborough.

Andrew Adams

Andrew Adams

Safeguarding Governor

Senior Academic, Sport Management, Bournemouth University; one son has completed his courses at Barton Peveril College and another son is a current student.

Julia Adey

Julia smiling

Qualified accountant with a background in public sector and NHS audit. Currently working as an inspector for the Healthcare regulator.  Passionate about support for people with special educational needs or disability. Has two children, the youngest started at Barton Peveril in September 2023.

Guy Ashton

Guy Ashton

Chair of the Finance and Employment Committee

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, team and organisational performance improvement; previously a Councillor at Winchester City Council where he was Portfolio Holder for Finance.

Sunita Auger

Sunita Auger

Chair of the Standards committee

Former Teacher of Mathematics, Director of Mathematics and Computing, Quality Manager and Assistant Principal for Quality at Barton Peveril. Parent of two former students. Currently manages the External Quality Review scheme.

Debbie Knight

Careers Governor

Head of Nursing and Midwifery at Portsmouth Hospitals Trust, also previously a parent Governor

David George Foot

Private landlord. Councillor and Executive Member for Housing at Fareham Borough Council. Extensive experience in the charitable sector, senior management, and geospatial analysis. Keen amateur astronomer and interested in all things scientific.

Caroline Lowing

Caroline is headteacher at Thornden Secondary School.

Sarah Pankhurst

Sarah Pankhurst

An active County Councillor as well as the Borough Councillor for Titchfield Common serving on a variety of committees, works for the NHS on 111 calls; she has a degree from the Open University as well as holding a variety of qualifications.

Jack West

After leaving Barton Peveril with his A-Levels in August 2023, Jack is delighted to return as an external governor. Having only recently left, he is no stranger to being a student at college nor new to governance, having also spent his two years studying here as student governor as well. Jack is currently studying Mathematics at the University of Southampton with aspirations to teach.

Don Spalinger

Don Spalinger

Parent Governor

Entrepreneur who started a series of businesses in Silicon Valley before coming to the United Kingdom. Recently retired Director, Innovation at Southampton University, with entrepreneurial and international management experience.

Kyle Evans

I’m in my tenth year as a teacher at Barton Peveril, most of that as Director of Maths & Computer Science. I take a great interest in the student experience and in ensuring there is a thriving culture of high expectations and high student outcomes. I also have links with most local secondaries in some form or another, due to the various outreach work I do with them.

Ros Laird

Careers Manager at Barton Peveril, overseeing the programme of support for students planning for their future progression, whether that is higher education, employment, or apprenticeships. Ros is also a former Barton Peveril student.

Andy Bradshaw

An Economist with a long career in the Automotive Industry and IT Services, including senior roles in Finance, Governance, and Operations.  Recently retired and having lived in Hampshire for 40 years, with 2 grown up sons, he’s passionate about young adults making the most of their abilities in the longer term.

Hannah Reed

Student, 2nd Year

Studying Biology, Chemistry and Geography.


Student, 1st Year

Rebecca Turnbull

Co-opted member of the Audit Committee

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