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Ms Carolyn Keen

Westminster City Council Nominee Governor / Chair of the Board of Governors

Carolyn is a former student of WAES. Her professional background is in arts and disability policy with a special interest in education. She has served as a City of Westminster councillor and mayor, chairing various committees including education, health, arts, planning and the Westminster Faith Exchange. She has served as governor for a number of primary schools, special schools and City of Westminster College. She is a trustee of The Philological Foundation, a small educational charity giving grants to students and schools in Westminster and Camden, and a past chair of The St Marylebone Society, an amenity group.

Carolyn became a governor at WAES to use her knowledge of local community and networks to further encourage the educational opportunities offered by WAES and to support a caring environment for learners and staff. She was awarded with an MBE for services to education and the local community.