§ Mr. Robin Squire
The current membership of the Funding Agency for Schools is:
Name Sir Christopher Benson Chairman of the Sun Alliance Group plc (Chairman) and Costain Group plc. Mr. Shailendra Adwalpalkar Finance Director, Gillette International, AMEE Group Sir Robert Balchin Chairman, Grant-maintained Schools Foundation Canon Gerald Greenwood Director of Education, Southwark Diocesan Board of Education Dr. Arthur Hearnden OBE General Secretary, Independent Schools Joint Council Mr. Stanley Kalms Chairman of the Dixons Group Mr. Lee Karu Barrister Mrs. Jacqueline E. Kearns MA Headteacher, Homewood GM FRSA School, Tenterden, Kent Mrs. Lesley King Headteacher, St Joseph's RC GM Primary School, Aldershot Mrs Pauline Latham Chairman of Governors, Ecclesbourne GM School, Derbyshire Cllr. Edward Lister Leader of Wandsworth Council Dr. Francis Patterson OBE Headteacher, St. Francis Xavier's College, GM School, Liverpool Mr. Peter Turner OBE Recently retired Head, Whitefield Schools and Centre, Waltham Forest
The chairman receives an annual fee of £34,350 for an equivalent of two days per week. Other members of the agency are entitled to claim a fee of £155 for days on which they are transacting agency business. Members 278W may also claim travel and subsistence expenses incurred on those days.