Chris Townsend is the Headmaster of Felsted School in Essex (a Global Member of the Round Square), having previously been the Deputy Head there for five years. Prior to that he was a Housemaster and Head of Boarding at Stowe School in Buckinghamshire, and was also a Housemaster at Dean Close School in Cheltenham.
Chris is a keen sportsman, particularly Cricket (at which he represented Oxford) and Rugby. As a teacher, his subject is Classics, although he has also taught Philosophy, History and Maths during his career.
Chris is married to Melanie (an Assistant Head at Notley High School), and has two children (David and Lydia) who are both currently at Felsted.
Chris is Chair of the Education Committee.