Chris Ramsey is Headmaster of Whitgift and is responsible to the John Whitgift Foundation and School Committee for the strategic direction and overall success of the School.
He was educated at Brighton College and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, taught at Shrewsbury and was Head of Languages at Wellington College, before becoming Deputy Head at Cranleigh and then Headmaster of King’s College Taunton. From 2007-17, he was Headmaster of King’s Chester.
He has three grown up children, one currently at university. From 2012-20 he chaired HMC’s Universities Committee, speaking for the sector on Higher Education matters, and he now serves on HMC’s Finance Committee. He is a Governor at Colfe’s School and also sits as a representative of European schools on the Heads Council of the International Baccalaureate.
The Executive Team meets weekly to make decisions on operational matters and to review areas of school life to ensure alignment and progress with the vision.
The Executive Team supports the Headmaster and consists of:
Senior Leadership Team
The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) meets three times each term to review the progress on the term's aims and overarching vision; each member of the SLT has a 'staff forum' group to ensure communication to and from all staff.
The Headmaster and Executive Team are supported by the Senior Leadership Team consisting of: