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Governors Information

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Annette Broderick -Foundation Governor at OLOL for 25 years.

BA Hons degree in History and Qualified Teacher. Now retired from teaching after a long career in secondary schools including 22 years in Brent. Experience of Leadership and Management in schools.

Chair of Governors since 2015, Chair of the Admissions Committee and Safeguarding Governor. Sits on the Head-teacher’s Performance Panel. Focus on Standards and teaching and learning.

Has a very good knowledge of the local community having lived in Brent all her life, and attended school at St Mary’s, Kilburn and the Convent of Jesus and Mary.


Christine Whiteside - Foundation Governor since 2015.

MBA and Qualified Teacher in Business and Economics, has also taught ICT at Secondary school. Now retired from teaching. Experience of Leadership and Management in business and schools.

Vice-chair of Governing Body and Chair of the Standards, Curriculum and SEND Committee. Sits on the Head-teacher’s Performance Panel.  Link governor for Special Education Needs and Disabilities.

Has a very good knowledge of the local community, attending school at St Joseph’s and The Convent of Jesus and Mary. Has lived and worked in Stonebridge, Harlesden and Willesden.


Fr Antonio – Foundation Governor and Parish Priest since July 2009

Based at The Five Precious Wounds Catholic Church. Ordained Priest on 2 July 1999. His previous appointment was as the Parish Priest of the Island of Nevis in the West Indies.

Member of both the Finance Committee and of the Standards, Curriculum and SEND Committee. Sits on the Head-teacher’s Performance Panel. Link governor to Early Years/Foundation.

Provides pastoral guidance and links for the school with both the parish and community.


Hilda Mensah – Foundation Governor  since March 2016

Qualified Primary School teacher with a leadership role in Maths.

Link governor for KS2 teaching and learning.

Has lived in Brent for the last 15 years. Active member of the Five Precious Wounds Parish.


William Lo – Foundation Governor since 2014

LL.M in Public International Law (Master degree in Laws),  LL.B (Hons) (Bachelor degree in Laws)

Link Governor for Health and Safety

Experience of Leadership & Management of a charitable body and business. Sometime Chairman, President of the Scout District Council and Executive Council member of the Regional Headquarters. Over 15 years as a Company Director and Executive Marketing Officer.   Serving in Parish of Five Precious Wounds, Stonebridge, Westminster Cathedral and Our Lady of the Assumption, Warwick Street.


David Pearson -  LEA Governor since 2014

Degree in Law. M.A. in Educational Leadership and Management from the Institute of Education

Chair of the Finance & General Purposes Committee

Worked in a range of business and retail environments in senior management roles before moving into the educational sector. David currently works at Christ the King Sixth Form College in a multi-site management role. In his spare time David volunteered locally with the Harlesden Town Team, The Princes Trust and The Salvation Army.


Arthur Sanchez  -Parent Governor since 2013

BSC degree in Management.  Member of the Finance Committee and link governor for KS1 teaching and Learning.  Worked in banking and revenue analysis in the Philipines before arrival in the U.K.

Worked in the HR department at Imperial College NHS Trust for 4 years before moving into the IT department as Clinical Applications Analyst.  Attends the local parish and Our Lady of the Rosary in Marylebone. 


Clara-Violet De Souza –Parent Governor since 2015

Finance Degree and extensive financial expertise.  Secretary of the OLOL Parents Association and instrumental in re-establishing a successful PTA at the school. Serves as the parent link governor.








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