Senior Management Team
|Alastair Land||Head Master|
|Alastair Land, Head Master, attended Manchester Grammar School before he took a First in Natural Sciences at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was President of the College's Students Union. After completing his PGCE at Cambridge, he began his career at Eton as a teacher of Biology. There he became a Deputy House Master and held several extra-curricular responsibilities, including command of the CCF. Alastair then spent nine years at Winchester, where he was Master in College and a member of the Senior Management Team. Alastair was Deputy Head Master at Harrow for nearly four years, from 2012, before he moved to Repton as Headmaster. He returned to Harrow as Head Master in April 2019. He has retained his interests in outdoor activity and scholarship; Alastair is developing a process of strategic development of boys boarding in the twenty first century and access to it for boys of all backgrounds and integrated working with local partners. He is a governor at Aysgarth, Orley Farm, Wellesley House and Dulwich Prep London, a member of Park High School, a trustee of ISEB and a trustee of the International Boys’ School Coalition. He is currently chair of HMC London Division and has acted as an independent reviewer in the appraisal process of senior school headteachers.|
|Nick Page||Deputy Head Master|
|Nick was educated at Ipswich School, before moving to Nottingham University to study French, Russian and Spanish. Having completed his PGCE at Queens’ College, Cambridge, he began his teaching career at Harrow School. Nick fulfilled a number of roles at Harrow, including Head of Modern Languages, Commanding Officer of the Harrow Rifle Corps and Senior Head of Subject, as well as remaining heavily involved in the School’s co-curricular life, in particular coaching rugby, soccer and polo. In 2014 Nick was appointed to Harrow’s Senior Management Team with responsibility for the day-to-day academic running of the school and with oversight of all matters relating to Higher Education as Academic and Universities Director. In 2017, Nick moved to Westminster School, where he was Deputy Head (Co-Curriculum) and Director of Communications, before being appointed to Deputy Head Master at Harrow in 2021. Nick oversees the day-to-day running of the School, with particular responsibility for boys’ discipline and for all co-curricular activities. He is Vice Chair of Governors at Old Buckenham Hall School in Suffolk, and a Foundation Governor at St Jérôme’s Bilingual Primary School in Harrow. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.|
|Nick read Modern History at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He also completed the Army Command and Staff Course, as well as a Master of Philosophy degree in International Relations at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Following an 18-year career in the British Army, Nick became Harrow’s Bursar in 1997. He is responsible for the efficient provision of the School’s support services, has a managing director’s responsibilities for Harrow School Enterprises Limited, services several Governors’ committees including investments and strategy, and, maintains a watching brief for The John Lyon School in his capacity as the Corporation Bursar.|
|Charles Bailey||Director of Studies|
|Charles read Theology at Oxford, where he also completed his PGCE. He started teaching at Forest School, before moving to Harrow in 2014 to teach Theology & Philosophy and History. Charles has been Resident Tutor in The Park, Assistant House Master in The Grove, and has coached rugby, cricket and Harrow Football. In 2017, he became the Head of Learning Skills and then the Head of Theology & Philosophy a year later. In 2019, Charles was appointed to the Senior Management Team as Academic and Universities Director, holding overall responsibility for the day-to-day academic running of the School, before his appointment as Director of Studies in 2021. In recent years, Charles has sat as a foundation governor at St John’s Church of England School. He also works alongside the International Boys’ School Coalition by regularly leading professional-development and teacher-training courses for teachers across the globe. Charles' primary responsibilities as Director of Studies include curricular planning, academic strategy, teaching and learning, advising the Head Master on academic appointments, line-managing Heads of Subjects, and co-ordinating the professional development of teaching staff.|
|Dr Stephen Harrison||Director of Pastoral Care|
Stephen graduated from The Queen’s University of Belfast with a first in Pure and Applied Mathematics and a PhD in Theoretical Physics. After completing his doctorate, he continued to work in academic research before taking up a post in the defence industry. He then joined the Mathematics Department at Harrow. Prior to his appointment as Director of Pastoral Care, Stephen was House Master of The Head Master’s from 2012 to 2019 and, before that, was Assistant House Master of The Park. As Director of Pastoral Care, he is responsible for all aspects of boarding life in the School, including the work of the House Masters, Assistant House Masters and Matrons, as well as the Medical Centre. He chairs the Pastoral Advisory Committee, which sets the strategy for pastoral care, and is a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and member of the Pastoral Support Committee. Stephen also works closely with the Bursar to assess and co-ordinate the maintenance and upgrading of the Houses.
|Dr Eric Sie||Registrar|
|Eric graduated with a first in Chemistry from Imperial College and then undertook his PhD at Imperial College and Loughborough, publishing five papers on his research into the use of catalysts in organic chemistry. He was a Royal Society Post-doctoral Fellow at Sagami Chemical Research Centre in Tokyo and then attended Queens' College, Cambridge, to complete his PGCE. At Epsom College and then Radley College, Eric was a Master and Assistant House Master. At Harrow, he was Head of Chemistry for five years and a House Master for nine (The Knoll 2005–2014). In his present role as Registrar, he is responsible for Admissions. Eric is a Chartered Chemist and has had two A-level teaching packs published.|
|Hannah Fox||Academic and Universities Director|
Hannah read Classics at Trinity College, Oxford as a Blakiston Exhibitioner. An alumna from Withington Girls’ School in Manchester, she was also educated in Paris at Collège Lavoisier in Antony and at the Lycée International. She has been Head of Classics at The School of St Helen and St Katharine in Abingdon and taught at Winchester College after starting her teaching career at The King’s School, Gloucester in 1995. In all these schools she coached rowing after doing university level coxing at Oxford. She joined Harrow in 2018 from Somerville College, Oxford where she was a non-stipendiary lecturer, teaching Greek and Latin language and also New Testament Greek to undergraduates. She was made Master-in-Charge of Oxbridge and Scholars in 2019 and has also been responsible for Spear Harrow. As the Academic and Universities Director, Hannah has overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of academic life at Harrow and coordinates the support given to Harrovians as they apply to university and prepare for life after Harrow.
|Philip Evans||Director of Safeguarding|
||Philip read Music and subsequently completed a PGCE at the University of East Anglia, during which time he was also a Choral Scholar at Norwich Cathedral. He began his teaching career at Wellingborough School in Northamptonshire and came to Harrow in 2000 as Assistant Director of Music. Shortly after arriving, he founded Harrow’s elite Byron Consort choir, which he continues to run 20 years later. He was Master-in-Charge of External Examination for five years and Assistant House Master of The Park for four years. He then completed a full 12-year tenure as House Master of Moretons from 2006-2018. Since leaving Moretons, Philip has been Tutor for Admissions, Master-in-Charge of The Guild and one of the School’s Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads. As Director of Safeguarding, he is now the School’s Designated Safeguarding Lead, chairs the Pastoral Support Committee and is responsible for the promotion of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion across the School. He is a Governor and Chair of the Safeguarding Committee at Orwell Park School in Suffolk and a Trustee of the Pegasus Partnership Trust, a local primary Multi-Academy Trust in Harrow.|
|Douglas Collins||Chief Executive of the Harrow Development Trust|
|Doug graduated with degrees from UC Berkeley and Columbia. He initially occupied senior positions with Bass Brewers in marketing and sales, before transferring to educational development in the mid-1990s. He established the Milestones Campaign at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where £15 million was raised in four years. Doug was appointed Director of the Harrow Development Trust in 1998. The sums raised by the Trust have transformed the facilities and opportunities available to Harrow’s pupils, not least in the provision of bursary funding. In the 20 years that he has led fundraising initiatives at Harrow, some £110 million has been raised, and a further £100 million is the target by 2025. Doug serves as a governor of his prep school, Lockers Park in Hertfordshire.|
|Ralph Arundell||Director of Operations|
|Ralph was educated at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and completed a 30-year career in the British Army. He commanded 3rd Battalion The Rifles on operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Lebanon, and served on operations extensively in Northern Ireland and other parts of the world. Ralph has two Masters degrees; the first in Defence Studies and the second in Strategic Leadership and National Security Policy Formulation. His final military post was as an Assistant Director in the Ministry of Defence. At Harrow, he is responsible for the delivery of all non-teaching aspects of the School. Ralph is a Trustee of The Rifles Regimental Charity and sits on the Grants Committee supporting Riflemen and their families and is a Director of the Hampton Pool Trust providing community open air swimming in South West London.|
|Tim Dalton||Director of Shaftesbury Enterprise|
Tim completed a BSc in Mathematics at the University of Birmingham before working for the charity Livability. He moved into finance, working for Douglas, Deakin and Young in London before completing a PGCE at the Institute of Education. In 2003 he joined Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet to teach Mathematics before moving to Harrow School in 2007. Tim is a keen sportsman and has taken teams in rugby and soccer as well as coaching athletics. In 2014 Tim left Harrow to become Assistant Head Teacher (Head of Sixth Form) at Twyford Church of England High School in Acton. He returned to Harrow in 2016 and is the Director of Shaftesbury Enterprise. Shaftesbury Enterprise encompasses all of Harrow’s philanthropic, charitable, outreach and partnership work.