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Tim Abbott (Chair of Trustees)


Tim Abbott is Managing Director and Founder of a successful Strategic Management Consultancy, in the area of Healthcare. He has held director, management, sales and business intelligence positions within the healthcare and banking industry. He has four children, all of whom have either been, or are students of Maranatha. His desire is to support and develop the school enabling it to achieve its vision of being the school of choice for Christian parents in the local area.

Responsibilities: Governance, overall school management, structure and admissions; curriculum and teaching; human resources


Janice Bauliah (treasurer)


B.Sc(Chemistry), PG in Business Mgmt, Mumbai University. Currently doing Executive MBA at Bath University and pursuing Diploma in Theology

Janice last worked as an Insurance Research Analyst at PriceWaterhouse Coopers in London. She is a mum with two young children who are both students at Maranatha.

Responsibilities: Finance; charitable status and structure

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david blount (vice-chair of trustees)


Joint Honours degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Business Studies (B.Eng & Com), University of Birmingham

David is a Management Consultant for Global IT services at Atos Consulting, and a father of four young children. 

Responsibilities: Governance, overall school management, structure and admissions; curriculum and teaching

John Cullis


I am married to Faith and have four boys. Jonathan and Ethan are current students at MCS. Nathanael and Joel have graduated from MCS and are now studying Politics and Engineering respectively at Exeter and Bath Universities. I am employed as a Senior systems developer at Smiths News, where I have recently notched up 25 years service!

I have been a Trustee since 2000, and have been Chair for about 7 years, recently handing over the reins to Tim. When I'm not working or managing school affairs I play badminton for a local club and teach Sunday School at Freshbrook Church, Swindon.

Responsibilities: Charitable status and Safeguarding


Tim Hosier


Tim is an arable farmer on the Marlborough Downs and a father of four children who have all been students at Maranatha. He is a church leader at Church on the Rock, Hungerford. 

Responsibilities: Facilities, health and safety and finance



Lara Morava


BA (Hons) Applied Theology, Redcliffe College, Gloucester

Lara lives in Swindon with her husband Oldi (from Albania) and children, Reya and Skyla. She was one of the original 13 students at Maranatha when it was founded in 1990 and gives the school her highest recommendation, as she now sends her daughters Reya and Skyla.

She works at Bible Society as their magazine editor.

Responsibilities: Marketing, communications and fundraising

Tom Price


Masters degree in Missional Leadership, Bangor University

Tom is married to Suzanne and has seven children who have all been (or are going) through the ACE programme. He is the lead pastor of Discovery Church in Swindon.

Tom was brought up in Wales and loves watching Wales play rugby…Cymru am Byth!

Responsibilities: Governance, overall school management, structure and admissions and  finance