M.G.T. Harris (54-59)

Admiral Mike Harris (54-59) has recently completed an MA at the University of Buckingham with a thesis about a “supreme naval war fighter.” He takes up the story:     “I’m writing to tell you, rather diffidently, that I have recently joined the ranks of paid authors, in the shape of a new entry in…

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Sally Graddon (Clare; 98-00)

                Dr. Sally Graddon (nee Clare; 98-00) writes from Devon:   “It’s been a busy few years one way and another! My husband and I now have three beautiful children who provide endless fun and keep us on our toes! I’m finding it hard to believe that my…

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Richard Boundy (79-84)

          Richard Boundy (79-84) lives in Warrington, Cheshire. For the past year he has been Sales & Marketing Director of Action Reclaim which enables social tenants to make claims for housing disrepair.   In a varied career, Richard has held a number of sales and amrketing positions in publishing and housing-related areas.…

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Rugby: OPs working in the game

A discussion on LinkedIn begun by Chris Andrew (78-84) has turned up a number of OPs earning a living from or coaching rugby.   Chris is the driving force behind a ten-person company called Roaring Rugby Ltd that coaches 1,000 primary school pupils a week in the skills of the game in the Wiltshire and…

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Chris Brown (52-55)

  Chris Brown (52-55) responded to the obituary of Alan Paul (47-49; see Obituaries):   “I sailed with Alan on a couple of occasions and am sorry to hear of his passing. We had good times together and I had many things in common. I decided to leave Union-Castle in 1969 as Chief Officer with…

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David Harding (72-78)

              In late-November the FT Magazine devoted three pages (including a full-page photograph) to a profile of David Harding (72-78), the founder of Winton Capital, a privately-owned investment company also known as a “hedge fund.” Using complex mathematical and scientific methods, and exploiting failures in “efficient market theory” to…

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Rob McAllister (96-01)

                    Rob McAllister (96-01) joined a new company Instinctif Partners in March, 2016 where he is now Senior Consultant Risk & Crisis. Prior to this he worked as a Project Manager for the crisis management firm Witt O’Briens from 2013-16.   After Pangbourne Rob went to…

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Chris Andrew (78-84)

                    For the past five years Chris Andrew (78-84) has been director of Roaring Rugby Ltd. The company coaches 1,000 5-11 year-olds each week at about 30 primary schools in the Wiltshire/Gloucestershire/Bristol area and employs ten people.   Prior to this Chris worked at the Bath…

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Caroline Spanton (96-98)

                  Caroline writes: “Since leaving Pangbourne College in 1998, I opted to spend a year in Australia whilst figuring out what I wanted to do next. I had a fantastic experience living with a family in Melbourne and working in a rural secondary school whilst, during school…

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