Dr Andrea Saxel is Deputy Head Pastoral and a Chemistry teacher. She graduated from Liverpool University with a BSc(Hons) and a PhD in Chemistry. After a short but enjoyable career in the pharmaceutical industry, she made the move to teaching and started at Bedford School teaching Chemistry. In 2002 she moved to Cranleigh where she has taken on a number of roles.
Dr Saxel was Head of Chemistry, a position she occupied for ten years, alongside her role as Senior Teacher. She has also been Housemistress of West House for four years, and has recently developed the pastoral side of her career, taking on the position of Deputy Head Pastoral in 2016. She is also the Designated Safeguarding Lead for Cranleigh.