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Board of Governors

The governors

Dave Kilshaw

Dave is an Electronics Engineer by profession and has been running an electronics company in Berkshire for the past 15 years.

He started his career working for the BBC Television News and trained as a Electronics Engineer. He moved onto the recording industry where he built some of the top 4 recording studios.

He started his first electronics company, designing and manufacturing power supplies for the defence industry.

He teamed up with UTC Reading as a business partner when the school first opened. Dave partnered with UTC Reading to provide tailored courses to fully immerse students in electronics principles and concepts.

Dave has been a governor at UTC Reading for 3 years and took on the role as Chair in July 2017.


UTC Reading Local Governing Body members

Joanne Harper

 Executive Principal

Jonathan Nicholls


David Kilshaw


Paul Newman


Martin Dix


Sarah Marston


Louis Turner

Governor - Staff

Sarah Clarke

Governor - Parent

Jonathan Ebel

Governor - Parent

Heledd Walker


For more information, please contact Heledd Walker, Clerk to Activate Learning Education Trust here.

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