S. E. Bayliss, MA


Sarah Bayliss. Roedean School and Worcester College, Oxford (Modern Languages). Worked for investment banks in the City and in Tokyo; now works in the voluntary sector, including the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Send (Chair 2012-2014) which monitors prisoner welfare. Married with three sons and one daughter. Interests include tennis, opera, theatre and bridge.

J. A. Brown, MA Oxon

Jenny Brown was educated at North London Collegiate School and Oxford University, where she read English. She started her career publishing for Robert Maxwell at Pergamon Press, but the move into English teaching at Cranleigh School ‘felt like coming home’. She taught at Highgate School in 1995 and then South Hampstead High School in 2000. She was Head of English at Channing School and then Director of Senior School at St Paul’s Girls’ School. She sits on the Advisory Board of the New College of the Humanities and the Membership Committee of the HMC and Professional Development Committee of the GSA and is a Governor at Cranleigh School. Any leisure hours are full of John Donne, George Eliot, Jane Austen, editing her husband’s plays, swimming in very cold water and enjoying the company of her two children.

F. N. Farrant, BA

Faye Farrant studied Russian at Manchester University.  22 years of HR experience in Financial Services and Fintech in the UK and New York.

Currently Head of Talent & Inclusion at Schroders. Married to Henry, with two children.  Loves travel, reading, walking the dogs and spending time with family & friends.

A. J. Lye, BA

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Alison Lye. Married to an OC, 1 daughter and 1 son. Educated at St Catherine’s Bramley, St Edward’s Oxford and Exeter University (Modern Languages). Worked as an asset finance lawyer in The City. Interests: riding, running, tennis.

P. M. Wells, BEd (Hons)

Peter Wells. Born and brought up in India, Peter was educated as a boarder at Eltham College and Exeter University. He started his teaching career at Cheltenham College Junior School, moving to Dulwich College in 1986, where he became Housemaster of The Orchard. His first Headship was at St Hugh’s, Woodhall Spa, followed by Liverpool College Prep and then the Junior King’s School, Canterbury where he served for 17 years until retirement in 2017. He is married with three children. His interests include fine arts, sports and travel.

R. J. Wilkins, MA DPhil

Robert Wilkins graduated in Physiological Sciences from University College, Oxford. He subsequently completed a D.Phil. in Oxford, after which he was awarded a Junior Research Fellowship at Christ Church. In January 2004 he was appointed to a University Lectureship in Epithelial Physiology at St Edmund Hall, where he holds the American Fellowship and is presently the Senior Tutor. His research characterises the involvement of membrane transport pathways in osteoarthritis and epithelial cancers. He is the Director of the University’s Biomedical Sciences course and co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences (OUP).