Sir John Ritblat


FRICS, Hon FRIBA, Hon D.LItt, Hon D.Sc (Economics) CCMIc

Sir John Ritblat is the Honorary President of The British Land Company PLC, Chairman of Delancey’s Real Estate Advisory Board, and Chairman of the Alpha Plus Group. He is a... read more >

Mark Hanley-Browne


Mark graduated with a degree in Natural Sciences from Oxford University before going to Cambridge University to study for his PGCE. He is an educationalist, having taught at Sevenoaks School... read more >

Paul Brereton

Director of HR

Paul joins Alpha Plus Group from his previous role as Head of HR and Safeguarding at Ark Schools Group. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Kingston University and... read more >

Alexandra Samara

Director of Early Years

Alexandra is passionate about early years education and how it can shape children’s dispositions and attitudes towards future learning. She has studied Child Development and Leadership & Management, as well... read more >

Graham Able

Deputy Chairman

Graham was Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Plus from 2009-2014. Prior to that, he spent 40 years teaching in independent schools, the last 21 as a Headmaster in London. He... read more >

Jim Bowden


Jim Bowden read Mathematical Sciences at Oxford University and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Warwick Business School. Jim qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young... read more >

Richard Jones

Director of Property

Richard, a Chartered Surveyor, has over 25 years’ experience in the field of specialist asset, development and estate management.  Having worked for a private practice he then joined the Board... read more >

Liz Francis

Director of Education

Liz started her career in education as a teacher. She has also worked for a number of government agencies, including the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority and the Training and Development... read more >