Mr T. N. Hone, MA, MBA, D.L.

An engineering degree and a year at Cirencester led to work in the agricultural machinery sector; an MBA from business school took him into the City and a career in venture capital fund management. He was born and bred in Herefordshire and moved back to the County in 1997 and has a number of property interests. He now has a portfolio working life, mainly as a director of a number of charities.       




Mrs T. Clive, B.A. (Hons.) D.L.

After moving to Herefordshire in 1999 Tamsin changed her career from one in the art world to helping run the family rural property business. She is a trustee and board member of a number of charities. All three of her children were pupils at The Elms.




Mr P. J. Bailey

Patrick's principal occupation has centred around agriculture in one form or another, with excursions into the property and manufacturing sectors.

He is on various local committees and is also a Parish Councillor and a member of the CLA Committee.

Married to Sarah with four children who have all benefitted from an Elms' education.



Mrs L. Chenevix-Trench

Lucy trained as a woodcarver and gilder at the City and Guilds of London Art School, and has held numerous solo and joint exhibitions of her work. She now lives in Worcestershire with her husband and four children (all educated at The Elms), where she runs a historic house open to the public, and otherwise divides her time between her family and various charitable interests.




Mrs D. Holloway, B.A. (Hons.), A.C.A.

Diana Holloway qualifed as a chartered accountant and then spent several years writing business plans and raising finance for small to medium sized companies in the West Midlands. More recently she has been setting up and growing her family business in retailing.She also has experience in governship of a public senior school, a small, primary academy school and is an ex parent of The Elms. 




Mr. A. A. Mackinnon


Alan was born to teaching parents and grew up variously in Shrewsbury, Manchester and Edinburgh.  He and his wife Anabel have been Elms parents since 2014, having moved to the Severn Vale to help run a rural property and land management business.    He practised as a solicitor for a number of years and is now a director of a marine insurance company. He is also a qualified mediator. 


Lady S. McFarlane, M.C.S.P., D.L.

A physiotherapist working part time at Bromyard Community Hospital; mother of 4 former Elms pupils; Governor Rugby School, 2004 – 2014. Several other voluntary roles over the years connected with the magistracy, law and order, the church and education.




Mrs A. M. Milliken, B.Sc.(Hons.)

Alex grew up in Worcestershire and attended Malvern Girls’ College, before gaining a degree in Equine Science. She spent 17 years working in Marketing within the education, retail and insurance  sectors. Most recently, Alex ran the Marketing Department at Malvern St James.

Alex is married to Andrew, they have 2 children at The Elms and live on the Worcestershire/Gloucestershire border, along with their 4 horses and 2 Labradors.



Mr C. W. Milne, B.A., M.Phil

Educated at universities both in Australia and England, he spent most of his teaching career at Eton College.  He retired to Herefordshire in 2014 and maintains an active involvement with charitable ventures in the educational world both locally and in London. 





Dr V. Payne, MSc, ARCS

Following her retirement in 1994 as Headmistress of Malvern Girls’ College she was elected to the Council of the Royal Horticultural Society in 1997. She was, and continues to be, keen to foster the interest and enthusiasm of ‘young gardeners’. As Chairman of the R.H.S. Education Committee she was instrumental in the development of a School Gardens annual national competition. She continues to be an R.H.S. judge at the Chelsea Flower Show and of School Gardens at the R.H.S. Malvern Spring Festival.



Mr H. G. Steele-Bodger

Guy has taught at Rugby School since 1983, following a degree in Economics at Cambridge. He has been a teacher, Head of Department, Housemaster and now Admissions Registrar during his time at Rugby.

Married to Anne, he has two sons and three grandchildren. 




Mr T. W. Stubbs, M.A.

Toby Stubbs was a Lloyd's underwriter for 36 years and is still involved in Insurance in the world of green energy. He went to Winchester College and then St Andrew's University. He was Master of the Grocers’ Company in 2011. He is also a governor of Oundle School, Laxton Junior School and was a Governor of Horris Hill school. He lives in Hampshire with his wife and has two children.




Mr P.D. Thomas


Phil is an ex-Elms pupil who has lived in Herefordshire for over 40 years. He has a wife and three children, who also attended the school.  After completing an Urban Estates management degree in Birmingham, he spent 14 years working in Europe buying and developing property in all sectors.  He now manages his own property development and consultancy business.



Mr A. G. Wynn, L.V.O., M.A.

Following a career in the Royal Navy Andrew Wynn served as assistant Bursar, then Bursar at Eton College for 22 years.   He retired to Herefordshire in 2011, has been involved in county events as a volunteer organiser and is a trustee of a number of local and other charities.