School Governance

Aiglon College is wholly owned and overseen by a non-profit association responsible for enabling the School to operate in accordance to the aims and principles of the Founder, John Corlette.

The School operates under its legal name, Aiglon College Services SA (ACSSA). The company is fully owned by the Aiglon College Association (ACA), a non-profit association established pursuant to the Swiss Civil Code and registered in Chesières, Switzerland.

Three overarching bodies are responsible for the management and development of the School. The information and makeup of each of these groups is presented below.

Aiglon College Association

The non-profit Association is the sole shareholder of the company ACSSA. It is responsible for providing broad oversight of the School, directing its strategic and fundraising priorities to ensure the School's continued alignment with its Guiding Principles.

The Association maintains two categories of membership, ordinary members and honorary members. Current membership is listed below. The bodies of the Association include its General Assembly, the Board, Nomination Committee, Auditors and Fundraising Committee.

ACSSA

The ACA is the sole shareholder of the ACSSA. The Board of Directors direct the management of the School. The board consistes exclusively of members of the Association who meet approximately three times per year. The Head Master and the Bursar report to the Board of Directors of the ACSSA. The Board may also devise sub committees as needed to oversee various aspects of the school, its development and strategic direction.

Tony Jashanmal
ACSSA Chair

Dr Nicholas Tate CBE
ACSSA Vice Chair

John Cheesomond
ACSSA Director

Elizabeth Cairncross
ACSSA Director

Ingrid Christophersen MBE
ACSSA Director

Alessandro Corsini
ACSSA Director

Koome Gikunda
ACSSA Director

Elisabeth van de Grampel
ACSSA Director

Prof Sir Tejinder Virdee FRS
ACSSA Director

School Council

The Board of the ACSSA appoints the Head Master, who oversees and delegates responsibilities to Aiglon's senior management team, the School Council. Led by the Head Master, this team manages the daily functioning and management of the School.

The School Council's responsibilities are divided among its members to oversee Aiglon's academics, student life, pastoral care, admissions, finance, personnel and any additional matters of school life and management.

Richard McDonald
Head Master

Patricia Bremner-Gadotti
Bursar

Nicola Sparrow
Deputy Head (Curriculum)

Chirs Chalcraft
Deputy Head (Student Life)

Valerie Scullion
Director of Admissions & Advancement

Stuart Hamilton
Head of Junior School

Aiglon College Association Membership

Ordinary Members

Ordinary Members of the Association are appointed by the General Assembly upon proposal and recommendation by the Nomination Committee. Ordinary Members are appointed for four-year terms and may serve up to a maximum of twelve years. Ordinary Members must not miss more than three annual General Assemblies within one term.

Elizabeth Cairncross
ACSSA Director, ACA Nomination Committee

John Cheesomond
ACA Treasurer, ACSSA Director

Ingrid Christophersen MBE
ACSSA Director

Alessandro Corsini
ACSSA Director

Koome Gikunda
ACSSA Director

Heather de Haes OAM
ACA Nomination Committee

Tony Jashanmal
ACA Director, ACSSA Chair, ACA Nomination Committee

Aura Reinhardt
ACA Nomination Committee

Iskandar Safa
ACA Director

Louis Snyder
ACA Vice Chair

Dr Nicholas Tate CBE
ACA Chair, ACSSA Vice Chair, ACA Nomination Committee

Elisabeth van de Grampel
ACSSA Director

Prof Sir Tejinder Virdee FRS
ACSSA Director

Egon Vorfeld

Honorary Members

Honorary Members of the Association are appointed by the General Assembly upon proposal and recommendation by the Nomination Committee. Honorary Members are appointed for five-year terms and may be re-elected indefinitely.

Todd Benoliel

Herbert Clemens

Michel Dätwyler

Viscount Terence Devonport

Mark Elliott

Julian Finn

Christopher Gallagher

Julian Izant

Patrick Kearley

Jacques Luisier

Dr Gerry Percy


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