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SLT Biographies

Adam Oliver - Vice Principal & Head of Senior School

Mr Oliver (M.A. Hons, MSt, PGCE, NPQH) joined us in 2011 from Chosen Hill School, where he was part of the leadership team which led the school to its first Outstanding Ofsted judgement. His background has covered pastoral, curricular and extra-curricular leadership and his recent work has included leadership development and increasing the delivery of outstanding lessons. Mr Oliver teaches English.

Paul Ryan - Senior Deputy Head

Mr Ryan studied History and Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London, before completing a PGCE in History at the Institute of Education. He has been teaching for eleven years, the last six of these as part of leadership teams in South East London. His previous experience covers a range of both pastoral and academic leadership roles.
He joins us from the Harris Federation, where his responsibilities included overseeing the quality of teaching, professional learning, newly qualified teachers and initial teacher training. In his spare time he retains an ongoing interest in history, especially that of Tsarist and Soviet Russia. He skis, plays golf and watches a lot of cricket, although rarely at the same time.

Laura Megaw - Assistant Head and Head of Sixth Form

Prior to joining St George’s as Assistant Headteacher and Head of Sixth Form, Ms Megaw's experience includes working at four inner city London schools in posts as a Deputy Headteacher, Director of Communications and Engagement, Head of Sixth Form and Head of Faculty. At St George's, Ms Megaw's aim is to deliver a balanced, student-focused IB education for KS5 to enable students to develop as independent, responsible, lifelong learners.


Sarah Mollen - Assistant Head of Senior School (Sabbatical)

Ms Mollen (BSc. PGCE, M.A. Education) took on her current role in 2009, having joined St George's in 2004 as a Biology Teacher.  She has been teaching for over ten years.


John Talbot - Assistant Head of Senior School

Mr Talbot joined St George's as a Biology Teacher.

Marco Gemelli - Assistant Head of Senior School

Mr Gemelli has recently joined the SLT as Assistant Head of the Senior School. He has taught Mathematics at St George's since 2002.