Jeffrey Gordon Baker
Jeffrey was appointed a trustee in 2018.
Jeffrey is a parent and a qualified social worker, originally from the United States. Jeffrey has worked in various practice, management and teaching roles as a social worker with children and families, since relocating to the UK in 2005. He has worked primarily in the areas of child protection/safeguarding and adoption. Jeffrey now has his own social work consulting business, and works freelance as a Children’s Guardian and an independent expert in the family court.
Jeffrey is also an artist with degrees and experience writing about and practicing contemporary art and dance, art history and performance.
Jeffrey’s son Jack has attended St Paul’s since Kindergarten, and his partner Panagiotis teaches social work and lectures on death, dying and bereavement at the University of Greenwich.
Anton was appointed a Trustee in 2016.
He has many years’ experience in the world of fashion; in retail, manufacturing and as an agent. For the last twenty years, he has been CEO of a global consultancy that helps companies worldwide to export.
He has a great passion for anything cultural and can be found at the theatre or a concert as often as time allows.
He is a great advocate of Steiner education and has been closely connected with Kings Langley for 20 years. Two of his children have been from KG to class 13 in Kings Langley where for 10 years he was chair of the PTFA as well as responsible for fundraising.
Chair of Trustees (Interim), Company Secretary & HR
Miranda has been a Trustee at St Paul’s Steiner School since 2012. She has worked in Academic Publishing for over 20 years and is currently Executive Director at SAGE Publications. Miranda joined the Senior Management Group at SAGE in 2008 and as part of this group has operational and financial oversight over the business in London as well as being actively engaged in the strategic focus of the business and in guiding the culture of the organisation.
Miranda has two children who have both attended St Paul’s Steiner school since Kindergarten.
James Macdonald Wright
James was co-opted to the board of trustees in March 2017 with a specific brief to help with the development of the proposed Upper School and business development. He lives in Hackney and is married with three children at the school.
He is a Chartered Architect and is founder and director of Macdonald Wright Architects which specialises in low energy housing. Outside work, James spends as much time as possible with his family in Kent.
Alex was a pupil at Michael Hall Steiner School for 15 years before training as an actor in London returning some years later to work at the school as a trustee. Alex was co-opted in 2017 to work as a trustee at St Paul’s to help with business structure and communications. He has three children at the school and lives in Hackney.
He founded and now runs a successful gin and whisky distillery in east London as well as running a small film production company.
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