Meet our Governors
Linda grew up in the East Midlands and has been at St Stephen's since 2007.
Rebecca HeywoodCO - CHAIR
I am currently a civil servant working in internet safety policy. Before joining the civil service, I was a secondary teacher of English and Drama, and worked in a small charity helping young people across London to achieve their career potential. Outside of work I'm an enthusiastic potter, runner, and explorer of London and the world.
Judith GovernorGovernor, Foundation Governor
Kate Kopelman,Governor, Foundation Governor
Dionne MaduakorStaff Governor
Madeline EvansFoundation Governor
Madeline has lived in Clapham for the past 7 years with a year spent in Melbourne, Australia. She is a Management Consultant supporting businesses reach Sustainability and Net Zero goals. Outside of work, Madeline enjoys travel, walking and spending time with friends and family. Â
Jermaine has worked with children and young people for over 15 years. After obtaining a degree in Graphic Design, Jermaine runs a design business alongside being a consultant for schools in London. Away from work, Jermaine enjoys travelling and fitness.
I am a Head of Finance at Peabody Housing Trust. Before working in housing, I worked in the NHS and the Schools Funding team at Lambeth Council. I am passionate about social justice and working towards opportunity equality, particularly within Education and Housing. Outside of work I enjoy travel, hiking and weightlifting.
I have 3 children currently attending St Stephen's school 1 in year 1, 2 in reception. I am interested in supporting the wants and needs of all the families within the school taking all views into consideration. I feel that I'm easy to approach and have everyone's best interests at heart. Through being a parent governor I feel that I can learn as well as help with the continuing growth and development of all our children.
I am a Structural Engineer who in has lived in Lambeth for the last 5 years. In my professional life, I have experience in the design of new and refurbished schools, and alongside this, I am passionate about involving young people in STEM, having lead outreach for children of all ages for the last 10 years. I come from a family of teachers, with siblings, parents and grandparents involved in the sector, and look forward to getting involved in the wider community at St Stephens.