New chairman of governors at school

IPSWICH School's governing body has elected Karl Daniels as the new chairman of governors in succession to David Coe, who retires after 13 years' distinguished service.

IPSWICH School's governing body has elected Karl Daniels as the new chairman of governors in succession to David Coe, who retires after 13 years' distinguished service.

Mr Daniels was educated at Ipswich school from 1944 to 1953. A talented cricketer, his bowling record (9 for 36 against Gresham's) still stands.

He has maintained close links with the school. He is a past president and chairman of the Old Ipswichian Club, has been a governor for three years and Vice Chairman of the Governing Body since 2000.

After national service Mr Daniels joined Noble Lowndes, where he spent his main working lifetime, retiring as Chairman and Chief Executive in 1993. By then Noble Lowndes had become the largest consultancy business outside the USA, specialising in employee benefits.


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Ipswich School's headmaster, Ian Galbraith, paid tribute to Mr Coe's chairmanship and the remarkable developments that have taken place at the school in the past thirteen years, including the move to full co-education.

Mr Galbraith said: "Karl Daniels has the vision and expertise to guide the school into its next phase of development and innovation."

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