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Our Governors

Kingshott became a part of the Mill Hill Education Group in January 2024. The Mill Hill Education Group is a charitable foundation of independent schools. Kingshott is managed by our Head, Mr Weston, and his chosen Senior Leadership Team. They are supported by, and accountable to the Mill Hill Education Group Court of Governors. 

The current Court of Governors are listed below.

Dr James Bentall, Kingshott's Chair of Governors before this change, is joining the Court of Governors. Dr Bentall, MA PhD (Cantab) MBA ACMI MCMI, is an economist and has previously worked in a variety of financial and consultancy roles. He also has considerable experience of the independent Schools sector. More recently Dr Bentall worked as a Bursar whilst also advising other schools on financial and HR matters.

To contact Dr Bentall please email

The Chair of Governors can be contacted via the Clerk to the Governors at

Court of Governors
Chair of Governors Mr E Lipton, BSc (Hons), MBA, FRSA, FRICS
Vice Chair of the
Court of Governors
Mrs S J Miller, BA (Hons)
Governors Mrs K Dhillon BSc (Hons)
  Mr P Dunleavy, BA (Hons) CISSP-ISSAP, CISM, CDPO, MBCS
  Mr V Hales
  Mr A Millet BA MBA FCA
  Mrs M Moore MSC BA FCIPD
  Mr N Nihat
  Dr K O’Neill-Byrne BA (Hons), MB, BCh, BAO, Dip. Clin. Psych., FRCPsych
  Mrs M Patel MBA
  Mr T Poole BSc (Hons) Arch Eng, BA (Hons) Arch, Dip Arc
  Mr M Skelly BEng (Hons) PhD RAEngVTF
  Mr N Taylor MA
  Mr D Tyme LLB (Hons)
Clerk to Governors Mrs M Bassingthwaite BA (Hons)