Angus McPhail, Governor

MA (Oxon), MLitt (St Andrews), Appointed March 2019

After reading PPE at University College, Oxford, Angus worked for four years in the Overseas Department of the Bank of England before starting his teaching career at Glenalmond.

He moved on to become Head of Economics and a housemaster at Sedbergh. In 1993 he returned to Scotland as Headmaster of Strathallan, and in 2000 he moved south to become Warden (Head) of Radley College, retiring from that post in 2014.

After completing an MLitt in Modern History at St Andrews, Angus now works as an independent consultant dealing with a range of educational issues, most notably the appraisal of senior and junior school heads, advice on strategic matters, and the resolution of complaints in schools. In the latter he uses skills developed as a trained mediator.

Angus been a governor of many schools over the past 25 years. He is also a trustee of Yale University Press in London and the HMC Projects scheme.