Paul Powell has been a Foundation governor for the CofE Federated Schools of St Mary’s and St Saviour’s since January 2013. He has two daughters at St Mary’s, while his son attended the school until last year. Since March 2015, he has been chair of the Curriculum Committee, having served on the Finance Committee from March 2013 – July 2016 and chaired the St Mary’s Admissions Committee in 2015. He has been involved at St Mary’s Church since 2002, serving as a lay preacher and overseeing the mid-week groups. Paul is a television scriptwriter and producer, with many high profile comedy series and events in his portfolio. He is a creative director of Black Dog Television, a non-executive director of the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) and a committee member of The Wine Society.