Chair of Governors & Governance Nominations Committee
Having trained and worked in London, Helen is now a senior associate in the Farm & Estates team at Wilsons Solicitors in Salisbury. Her two sons both attended Chafyn and during their time Helen was an active member of the parent body, including Chair of the Year Reps Committee. Away from the office Helen enjoys many types of music, trips to the theatre and can often be found on a tennis court or in the garden.
Vice Chair of Governors
Following a full career in the Army Air Corps, Yori now works for an American investment management company with responsibility for aviation and their electric helicopter programme. His two boys both attended Chafyn Grove and his wife Jenny was the nursery teacher until 2015.
Chair of the Finance Committee
Michael Roller has more than 20 years’ experience as a Finance Director of public companies. He is presently Chief Financial Officer of Circassia Group plc and Chair of the Finance Committee for the Governing body at the School. Both his children attended Chafyn Grove between 2001 and 2011. Away from work, Michael is often found watching or playing cricket, and has a weakness for holidays to esoteric destinations.
Chair of Education Committee
Mr Mortimer is the current Headmaster of Bryanston School and has been a governor since 2014. He sits on the Education Committee. He teaches history and, before becoming a teacher, spent eight years as an infantry officer and was also, briefly, a management consultant.
For the past 20 years Mr Jones has been responsible for the corporate affairs activities of several international companies and is currently Communications Advisor at DSTL, Porton Down. Recently appointed as a governor, he has a particular interest in marketing and governance matters. He and his wife Chrissie have had all three children at Chafyn Grove.
EYFS and HR Link Governor
Sandra has over 30 years’ experience in HR and is currently a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel & Development (Chartered MCIPD). Her current role is HR Director for a Salisbury based Care Company (Abicare Services), where she is responsible for the design and implementation of HR strategy for the business. Originally from Scotland, Sandra moved to Salisbury 27 years ago with her husband and three children. Sandra was an active member at her children’s schools and was a founder member of Salisbury Pre-school Weekends.
To contact the Chair of Governors, please write to:
Mrs Helen Lello
c/o Clerk to the Governors
Chafyn Grove School