Ardvreck School is fortunate to have a great team of Governors to support and advise. The current team of Governors joined the Ardvreck Family in Spring 2020.


Chairman of Governors

Jeremy Garrett-Cox was appointed Chairman of Governors in March 2020.

Jeremy is a corporate broking and corporate finance executive with over 20 years experience advising a wide range of small and large companies. He is a passionate advocate of sustainable business practices, a trustee of a conservation trust and a charity fundraiser, predominantly through musical endeavours with friends in his rock band, Jam Sandwich. Jeremy’s four children all attended Ardvreck and in his experience: “Ardvreck is a very special place with a differentiated ethos, enthusiastic staff and wonderfully supportive parents.”

Adam Dudgeon

Financial Controller at SuperAwesome, a company focusing on making the internet safer for kids. Prior to this Adam was an auditor and worked in the startup world. Adam lives in London and is a keen trail runner, an interest that started many years ago, exploring the great outdoors as a pupil at Ardvreck.

Jonny Earl

Jonny Earl

Co-Founder of communications data consultancy, Ossian Communications. Jonny has more than 20 years’ experience in marketing and communications, working for global corporates and management consultancies.

Titus Edge

Currently Headmaster of St Paul’s, the British School in São Paulo, and previously the Headmaster at Gordonstoun, Titus has over twenty years of teaching and management experience in leading independent schools around the world.

John Forbes-Leith

An entrepreneur with over 15 years experience setting up and developing a variety of successful businesses, John now owns and manages Dunachton Estate in Inverness-shire and part of Fyvie Estate in Aberdeenshire.

Mary-Rose Grieve

Mary Rose lives and works in Dubai, where she is the librarian at an international school. She was UAE School LIbrarian of the Year in 2019, and she sits on the CILIP School Libraries Group National Committee in the UK. She is chair of The Christina Mary Hendrie Trust, a grant giving body based in Edinburgh.

Andrew Humphries

Andrew Humphries

A veterinary surgeon with over 20 years experience running his own business, Andrew is also closely involved in the agriculture and equine industries in Perthshire.

Caroline McDermott

As a qualified reflexologist, Caroline has a perpetual interest in health, wellbeing and nature. Prior to this career she was an events manager at Gleneagles and subsequently set up and co-owned one of Scotland’s first professional wedding planning companies.

Deborah Spens

Deborah Spens

A special educational needs teacher and careers guidance counsellor, Deborah has over 30 years experience of living and working in boarding schools including Radley College, Oxford, Caldicott School, Farnham Royal and Fettes College.