Ufton Court Tudor Manor

Our Team

The entire team at Ufton are delighted to welcome everyone to our site. We all hope that you enjoy your visit and will do everything we can to ensure that you have a fun, memorable and safe trip. Learn more about us before your visit by reading our profiles below.

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Fiona Craig
Managing Director


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Neil Gauld
Head of Learning

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Angela Sutton
HR + Facilities Manager

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Linda Clark
H&S Officer


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Sara Price
Fundraising Manager

History Teaching Team
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Laura Medhurst

Adventure Teaching Team
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Grounds Team
Kitchen Team
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Housekeeping Team
Finance Team
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Maintenance Team
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Mary Riall
Chair of Trustees

Mary was the founder of the charity and has been chairman since 2015. She is passionate about inspiring young people to realise their potential and achieve their utmost.

Our Trustees
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Nick Burrows
Vice Chair of Trustees

Nick has about 30 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer. He acts for charity, education and third sector organisations, OMBs and SMEs. He advises on constitutional matters for charities, tendering processes and applications for charitable status, dealing with the Charity Commission, and with mergers and collaborative working amongst third sector organisations and the contracts into which charities enter.


Zoe Benyon

Zoe has extensive knowledge of weddings and functions and brings her expertise to Ufton to help us maximise gift aided income from our in-house weddings business. Zoe believes that all children should spend more time in the country side enjoying and understanding our natural world. She lives locally with her husband and children.

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Edward Crookes

Edward is Estates Director to the Englefield Estate diverse collection of rural and urban property interests in Berkshire, London and Scotland. The Estate is a keen supporter of a number of education, community and environmental projects.

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Geoff Eversfield

Geoff has a background in finance, having been a partner at PwC for 18 years – he lives locally with his wife and four children and is a Governor at St Andrew’s School in Pangbourne. He is inspired by the great work of everyone in the team at Ufton Court.

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Helen Hyde

Helen worked for the John Lewis Partnership for over 30 years. Her last post was as a Partners’ Counsellor and she sat on the Partnership Board. She is a HR professional and executive coach and has lived locally with her son for over 20 years. Helen is inspired by the amazing impact Ufton Education has on the lives of young people.

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Carol Fuller

Professor Carol Fuller is Head of the Institute of Education at the University of Reading. Her areas of interest are both qualitative and some quantitative research methods. Carol is a passionate advocate for children believing that high quality outdoor education changes children's lives.