Directors

The NMS Directors also sit on the Advisory Board.

The New Model School Company Board

Robin Broadhurst: CVO, CBE FRICS joined Jones Lang Wootton as an Investment Surveyor.  He was appointed a Partner in 1973, and Chairman of Jones Lang Wootton International in 1993.  From the period September 2000 until he retired from the firm at the end of 2003 he was the firm's European Chairman. He specialised in real estate investment.  He was instrumental in promoting the firm's merger with LaSalle partners based in Chicago which was concluded to become Jones Lang LaSalle.

Nicholas Crean: started his career with Saatchi & Saatchi before setting up Hesketh Crean Consultants, an award-winning corporate film and presentation training company. He bought the much loved chocolate brand "Prestat" over twenty years ago and has successfully grown the business into an industry leader within fine chocolate and a globally recognised brand. Nicholas is involved with a number of charities including Contact which supports the families of disabled children.

David Jones: MA (Cantab) DL (Chairman) works for the international investment firm Oldfield Partners. Prior to 2007, he spent 26 years at SG Warburg and its successor firm UBS, where he was Managing Director, Head of US Equities and a global COO. He is a member of the Court of the Fishmongers' Company, a City livery company, is a Governor of Gresham's School in Norfolk and was High Sheriff of Greater London in 2013-14.  He is a member of the Council of the High Sheriffs’ Association and a Trustee of National Crimebeat.

Deborah Livsey: LLB Hons (Exeter) CEO has had a 15 year career in finance which has taken her from London, to Hong Kong and Japan. She has been a governor responsible for safeguarding at Amesbury, a preparatory school in Hampshire since 2012 and a trustee of Send Family Link, a charity which supports children with a female family member in prison. She joined NMS in 2018 as its Chief Operating Officer and became CEO in July 2020.

Xavier Villers: MA (Oxon) is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a senior partner at Miller Insurance Services LLP. He served on Miller’s main board from 2004-16 and was Chairman of the Marine Executive of the London and International Insurance Brokers Association from 2009-15. He also sits on the finance committee of the Westminster Almshouses Foundation.