Sir A Ford – Chair of Governors
Andrew Ford is Chair of Trustees of The Hedley Foundation, a grant giving charity, based in the City of London. He commissioned as an Army Officer in 1977, leaving the Service in 2004 shortly after command of 1st Battalion Welsh Guards.
He joined the Royal Household in 2005 to lead the Department that is responsible to The Queen for the delivery of State Ceremonial and other events, retiring from that post in 2019.
A Draper since 2017, Andrew serves on the Charities’ Committee and as a Court Assistant, becoming a Governor to the School in 2022.
Andrew is married to Ros, a former Head of a Lower School in Gloucestershire and presently a School Governor there. They have two adult sons, both married with children and both solicitors in London.