Meet The Governors

Meet the Governors

The governing body supports the Co-CEOs, the Head of School and the staff of Foxborough Primary School in delivering a world class education to the students.  The governors come from a variety of backgrounds and add to the diversity of the school by supporting it in a number of ways.  More information about each member can be found below.

Governors have a term of office of 4 years, but may be re-appointed; the dates indicated below show commencement of the latest term of office.

If you wish to get in touch with any member of the governing body, please contact the Clerk to the Governors, Mrs Julie CoakerEmail address:


       Mr Mahesh Yanambakkam

       Chair of Governors

       Date of Appointment: April 2016

 Governor responsible for: SEND/Disadvantaged/Inclusion/English

 Attendance at meetings 2018-2019: 6 of 6 = 100%

Mahesh Yanambakkam is currently a Director of a private company providing Educational consulting services for the UKHE sector.  He has a wide range of experience in the International Higher Education Sector and has been working in this industry for more than 18 years.  He has travelled extensively across the world which has helped him with a deeper understanding of various cultures, education systems, business processes and practices in the regions: Africa, East Asia, Europe, Middle East, The Gulf, South America, South Asia and South East Asia.  Mahesh is also currently the Chair of School Governors at TLC Nursery Federation (Chalvey Nursery School & Slough Centre Nursery School).  He has been voluntarily supporting multiple social causes through direct/indirect involvement with social concerns.  He is married with two young daughters.


         Mr Denby Richards

         Vice Chair of Governors

         Date of Appointment: June 2013, renewed July 2017

         Governor responsible for: Safeguarding/Creative Curriculum

 Attendance at meetings 2018-2019: 6 of 6 = 100%


Denby Richards is a retired primary school headteacher who retains an interest in and a passion for the education of our children and young people. He sees his governing role as that of a supportive yet critical friend of the Foxborough community.


           Mr Kamaldeep Singh Gill

           Date of Appointment: September 2017

           Governor responsible for: Curriculum – Maths and English

                 Attendance at meetings 2018-2019: 3 of 6 = 50%


Kamaldeep has worked in the financial services sector since 2010, and has completed the ACA qualification. As a Chartered Accountant, he has established an extensive skillset through auditing clients ranging from medium-sized businesses to listed companies. Kamaldeep is responsible for financial processes, corporate governance compliance, and risk management. His role has evolved to a consultancy-based approach; he is now more heavily involved in overviewing the accounting of financial investments and stakeholder management.

Kamaldeep has always had a keen interest in education, and has been an active mentor to undergraduates at CASS Business School (City University London). Kamaldeep believes that his strong accounting skills, analytical mind and management skills will be an asset to his role as a Governor at Foxborough Primary School, where he aims to support the good work done by the staff and to continue to develop the school in an ever changing environment.


Historic Governors (Last 12 Months) 


Mr Bob Graham

Date of Appointment: March 2017

Date Stepped Down: March 2020

Attendance at meetings 2019-2020: 1 of 2 = 50%


Mr Kurt Henney

Date of Appointment: February 2018

Date Stepped Down: November 2019

Attendance at meetings 2019-2020: 0 of 1 = 0%‚Äč


Mrs Soraya Seebooa

Date of Appointment:

Date Stepped Down: January 2020

Attendance at meetings 2019-2020: 1 of 1 = 100%


To contact the governors please use one of the following:


Post: Clerk to Governors, Foxborough Primary School, Common Road, SL3 8TX

Telephone: 01753 546 376