MEET THE TRUSTEES
The enthusiasm and commitment of both our staff team and trustees is a key component in ensuring the Club’s success.
Les Roberts is the new chairman of the Harrow club trustees from July 2016 succeeding James Power after 15 years. Mr Roberts was the CEO of Endeavour and has a wealth of experience and knowledge in youth work that will be extremely valuable to the development of the Harrow club moving forward.
Andrew has been a Trustee of the Harrow Club since 1983. He is a solicitor and partner at the law firm, Pemberton Greenish, where he is part of the Private Wealth Team. He is also the Chief Executive of John Lyon’s Charity. He was Chairman of the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys from 1999-2008 and the Clerk to the Governors of Harrow School from 1983 – 2010. Andrew is also a trustee of three other grant-making charities.
Kevin Gilbert BA FCATrustee
Kevin Gilbert is a retired accountant who was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Kevin is a Harrow Governor, a past Harrow School parent and a member of several Harrow committees. He is a Director of Harrow International Schools Limited and chairs the John Lyon's Foundation Audit Forum. He is also a Deputy Chairman of The John Lyon School.
Edward was educated at Harrow School and Edinburgh University (BSc Chemistry 1985). He qualified as a solicitor in 1992. He is currently a real estate lawyer in Shell's Property legal services team in the UK. Edward lives in Notting Hill Gate with his 3 children.
Mark has been a Trustee since 2010. He runs a software company that specialises in pensions and payroll systems and he has more than twenty five years' experience of the software and outsourcing sectors. He is a member of the DWP / Pensions Regulator Payroll Software Provider Forum and an advisor to the private equity sector. Mark is married with two children and is a past Harrow School parent.
Chis is the CEO of YouthNet, a national charity that provides advice, support and information for young people aged 16-25 through websites, online communities, social media and mobile apps. Passionate about digital for social good, Chris began his career with MSN, the BBC, Nielsen BookData and various digital agencies. For the past decade, he has focused on digital adoption in the Third Sector including stints at Help the Aged (now Age UK), Christian Aid and Turn2us. He is a long time West London resident, a gadget lover and a Fellow of the RSA.
Tom was educated at Harrow School and Reading University (BSc Land Management) and is a Qualified Chartered Surveyor (MRICS). Tom worked for Cluttons, GVA Saxon Law, Hanover Private Office and is currently head of property for Armila Capital and London Resort Company Holdings based in Berkeley Square, London. He is married to Kate and lives in Northamptonshire with two small children. Tom sits on the building committee of the Club.
Gareth is a Chartered Building Surveyor and is the head of the residential building surveying department at Deloitte Real Estate. He has spent the last 10 years delivering professional services across the property spectrum including project management of large scale refurbishment and new build projects, property defect analysis and expert witness services. Gareth has been a Trustee since 2013.
James Power has been a Trustee of the Harrow Club since 1989 and served as Chair since 2002 until 2016. He has worked with a number of charities involved in youth work and community development in Cardiff, London, Nottingham and Northern Ireland. Ordained in the Church in Wales, he was appointed Chaplain to Harrow School in 1989 and became Vicar of St Mary’s, Harrow on the Hill in 2015.