With the retirements of long-serving members Bruce Fraser and Anthony Morbey from the Board of Governors at King’s Ely this summer, King’s Ely are pleased to welcome Graham Chase and Mark Myers on to the Board of Governors at the start of the new school year.

Graham Chase was born in North London, he attended Mill Hill School and he is the Senior Partner of Chase and Partners, chartered surveyors and chartered town planners specialising in retail and leisure property, having started his career as a Pilot with an RAF Flying Scholarship. He holds trusteeships with various charitable, youth, heritage and university organisations. He is looking forward to joining the Board of Governors at King’s Ely, bringing with him substantial property and surveying expertise. He has played rugby and hockey and continues to enjoy cycling, swimming and music.  He lives in north London with his wife Fiona and he has two daughters, Olivia and Victoria.

Mark Myers is a Cambridge educated, financial services professional with more than 30 years’ experience in shareholder owned and mutual organisations and he is currently Chief Executive of British Friendly. He is looking forward to joining the Board of Governors at King’s Ely, bringing with him substantial financial management and business expertise. His outside interests include classical music, dance, birdwatching and national hunt racing.  He lives in Cambridgeshire with his wife Fiona, a school nurse, and he has two children, Alice and Philip, both in their twenties.

Chairman of the King’s Ely Board of Governors, Jeff Hayes, said: “I am truly delighted that the school has been able to attract the calibre of Graham Chase and Mark Myers as new Governors. They will both bring a wealth of experience to the Board in their specialist areas of expertise, and importantly  add to the wealth of knowledge that the Board of Governors have to help and support the staff and students at the school. Graham and Mark will formally join the Board from the start of the 2015/16 academic year and I look forward to welcoming them on board. I would like to add that both outgoing Governors Anthony Morbey and Bruce Fraser made exceptional contributions to the School in their 10 years on the Board, and I would like to thank them for their outstanding commitment and dedication”.  

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