Ambassadors

Our OC Ambassadors offer their expertise, help and support to OCs and current pupils. OC Ambassadors play a vital role in:

  • Extending the OC network
  • Providing connections in geographic regions, professional industries, year groups, sports, interests and activities and the school
  • Involving OCs in events and activities
  • Opening doors and providing venues for networking and social events

OC Ambassadors have a huge impact on the OCs and pupils through the wide range of support and skills they offer.

Current Ambassadors

Activity / Staff Ambassadors

Evie Hampson
2010-2012
Equine Email: genevieve.hampson@cantab.net
Pati Humbles Staff Email: phumbles@crgs.co.uk
Niall Wishart
2006-2013
Rugby Email: niallwishart1@hotmail.co.uk

Regional / World Ambassadors

John de St. Jorre
1950-1954
Rhode Island, USA Email: destjorre@cox.net
Andrew Duke
2003-2008
Hamburg, Germany Email: andrewwnd@gmail.com
George Tuck
1999-2006
Kent, England Email: george.tuck@uk.nestle.com
Jack Woodnott
2005-2012
London, England Email: jack.woodnott@gmail.com

University / Education Ambassadors

Lewis Barber
2005-2012
Univeristy College London Email: lewisbarber2707@yahoo.com
Shad Bhaskar
2006-2013
Univeristy of Portsmouth Email: shadkumarb@gmail.com
Thomas Ellis
2007-2014
Queens College Cambridge Email: te273@cam.ac.uk
Evie Hampson
2010-2012
Murrary Edwards College (Cambridge) Email: genevieve.hampson@cantab.net
James Pook
2007-2014
Bournmouth University Email: jamesmhpook@gmail.com
Sam Shouksmith
2005-2012
Durham University Email: sam.93@ntlworld.com
Niall Wishart
2006-2013
Lancaster University Email: niallwishart1@hotmail.co.uk

Become an OC Ambassador

We're always looking for more Ambassadors who can encourage other OCs to attened events, network and take part in sports and activities.  If you can help, please email the Ambassadors Secretary, Ian Sutherland.

Activity / Staff Ambassadors

  • Organise (with the aid of the OC Committee and School Headmaster) and lead activities and teams for events such as Sports, Music, Quizzes, Social gatherings etc. at the Colchester Royal Grammar School.  A Staff Ambassador will encourage former staff to participate or attend these events.

Regional / World Ambassadors

  • Be a point of contact for OC's in your area.
  • Be a friendly face when an OC pupil at the school would like assistance or advice etc.
  • Be a lead for organising an event for OC's in your area i.e. say a Dinner party in London.
  • Encourage ex-pupils, who you know are not members, to become OC's through liaison with OCs Secretary / Membership Secretary.

University / Education Ambassadors

  • Offer help and advice to pupils at the school who are either thinking of coming or will be coming to a University / Educational venue.

Biographies

Peter Bell

A levels in Maths Physics and Electronics followed by a BEng/MEng at Bradford Uni. in Electronics, Communications and Computer Systems Engineering. International Entrepreneur with agency in London, Houston and Chicago. Has been on the Board of Directors for the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce. Now building a Venture funded Education startup in New York.


Matthew Tyler

Graduate Sydney Australia and working in Corporate restructuring. Qualified as a CA in 2008. Working for Korda Mentha. 1st Class degree Lancaster University. Advise on Accounting, taking University Exchange and living/working abroad. Has worked in Papua New Guinea and likely to move to Mexico.


Jennie Webb

HM Prison Service Birmingham 2005-2009 Ministry of Justice State Government of Victoria Office of Deputy of trade, Manufacturing, Aviation and Employment, Melbourne.


Paul Woods

14 years in academia; lengthy periods working at Universities UCL, Queens Belfast, at NASA jet propulsion in California, and at European Southern Observatory in Chile.