Staff

Didier Boutroux
Head Master & Founding Board Member
What is the common denominator of (1) a scout, (2) a former Jesuit alumnus, (3) a former Air Force Intelligence officer, and (4) a highly respected professional in the field of international boarding...

Felicity Gay Boutroux
Arts Coordinator
Felicity never had any doubt about what she wanted to do in life; she aspired to become a ballet dancer and was selected at an early age in the rarified world of the Royal Ballet School where she...

Scott Bryan
Headmaster of the Junior School
Scott has two passions, science and sports, that led him quite naturally to starting a teaching career in a prep school in England, There, he could practise both to the benefit of his many students...

Mary Sidebottom
Director of Admissions
Although a historian by training having graduated from Southampton University, and a decade spent in a branch of the world of dance, Mary has worked on the administrative side of education most...

Véronique Kampmann
PA to the Head Master
Véronique Kampmann officially joined the team on September 1st 2014.  She brings drive, passion and energy that fits with our own ethos.  A former high school English teacher and the French...

Tamara Nyikityin
School Secretary
My name is Tamara Nyikityin. I am part Hungarian and part Russian. I speak four languages (Hungarian, Russian, English and French).   I have obtained a BSc in Tourism and Hotel Management...

Ruben Calverd
Head of Science and Senior School House Parent
Ruben knew he wanted to be a teacher when he was still at school. After enjoying a degree in Physics and Astronomy at Durham University he qualified as a teacher and then gained a Master of Education...

Naomi Calverd
Senior School House Parent and Mathematics Teacher
Upon completing a Masters degree in Civil Engineering at Durham University alongside work experience in industry, Naomi decided to embark upon a career in education with a passion to share her...

Sophie Bryan
Junior School House Mistress and Environmental Science Teacher
Born in the world of senior independent UK schools, Sophie has much experience in education in her own right.  She is a fully qualified and experienced primary school teacher with a strong...

James Eales
Head of Geography, Year 7/8 Academic Coordinator
James trained as a secondary school geography teacher after graduating from the Royal Agricultural College, where he read Rural Land Management, and a short period of employment as a trainee...

Vicki O'Neill
Head of P.E./Sports and Junior School Deputy House Parent
Vicki has always enjoyed participating in sport and during her gap year and whilst at university, she coached tennis and swimming in a number of schools in England, Thailand and New York. After...

Ed Batty
Head of History, Religious Studies Teacher and CAS Coordinator
After qualifying from the University of Birmingham with a History degree, Ed has pursued his passion for the outdoors both in the UK and Switzerland.  He spent a year before university at a...

Lucy Atcheson
Head of Outdoors and ESL Teacher
Lucy loves to be outside. Living in the Swiss Alps, she feels very grateful for all of the opportunities she has to be surrounded by nature's beauty and to experience the dramatic environmental...

Veronique Barras-Torres
Senior School Teacher
Born in Ollon/Chermignon, a small village in the vineyards close to Crans-Montana, mother of 2 young adults. Certified in Switzerland as a Health Care Nurse since 1989 with a strong experience in...

Alice Billingham
Years 1/2 Teacher
After completing a degree in French at University College London, Alice Billingham undertook a post-graduate certificate in Primary teaching. She has held various roles in schools in London and...

Julie Boutroux
Admissions Assistant/Secretary
When Didier and Felicity Boutroux, my parents, asked me if I would consider joining them in their dream venture, my decision was clear. First and foremost, I was given the opportunity to support them...

Stephen Bull
College Librarian
Stephen is a qualified teacher and professional librarian whose first degree focussed on English and History at The University of Queensland. After more than ten years working in England, Stephen...

Manuela Cohen
French Teacher
Thanks to her multilingual background, Manuela has taught various languages at International Schools and Universities in Italy, the U.S.A. and Switzerland. For ten years, she was a language teacher...

Natalie Evans
Reception Teacher
Natalie graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Education degree in Primary Education from the University of Bedfordshire. She is entering her eighth year of teaching with experience across the Primary...

Lucy Everitt
Head of Art
Lucy has a lifelong passion for Art to share with students at Le Régent College. Having studied Fine Art and Illustration at Edinburgh University and Edinburgh College of Art she has spent over 15...

Jordan Hammond
PE Teacher
Physical Education, from a young age was a passion of mine. Therefore, upon completion of my undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science I undertook the PGCE at Loughborough University,...

Alexander Henson
Academic Primary Coordinator and Year 5/6 Teacher
After graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor of Education degree in Primary Education from the University of Bedfordshire, I have had experience of teaching across the Key Stage 2 age range, in addition...

Sabrina Lucio
French Teacher
Sabrina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages and Literature with a specialization in teaching French from the University of Milan. For the past 12 years, she has made a career out of...

Alexandra Rey
Head of ESL
With nine years’ experience as a qualified ESL lecturer, Alexandra endeavours to make the learning process meaningful and to take into account students’ values, experiences, and prior knowledge....

Glene Ribeiro
ESL Teacher
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” N.M. Born and raised in South Africa, since a very young age she knew that her future would behold a teaching...

Olympia Severis
English Teacher and Resident Tutor
Olympia has joined us as a teacher's aid from the UK upon her graduation from the University of Cambridge with an MPhil in Modern European History and is now a fully-fledged teacher. Olympia has also...

Alex Thompson
Behaviour/Pastoral Coordinator (Day Students) and Years 3/4 Teacher
Alexandra has taught for 13 years in and around London. She is a fully qualified, primary school teacher, with experience amongst a range of different age groups. Prior to arriving in...

Emma Thompson
Head of Mathematics
Emma has a wealth of experience in teaching Mathematics at Key Stages 2, 3, 4 and 5 and running a Mathematics Department. She is a dedicated professional who is determined to provide the Mathematics...

Diletta Bredow
Tutor
Diletta Bredow is a graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, having completed her Bachelor of Music (Performance) with Honours. She has taught both piano performance and academic units at the...

Henry Long
Senior School Boarding Tutor
Originally from Suffolk, Henry is a Physics graduate from the University of Leeds who will be joining the school as a boarding tutor for the 2017/18 academic year. He is excited to share his...

Robert Kirby
Head of MFL
Robert graduated from Manchester University with a Double Honours degree in Modern Languages (French and German). After attaining a PGCE at Bath University, he embarked upon a career in teaching....

Caroline Kirby
IB Coordinator
Caroline graduated from Bristol University with a First Class Honours degree (BSc) in Geography. Following a PGCE in secondary education at Bath University, Caroline started her teaching career at an...

Emile Berron
French Teacher
Originally from France, I have always had a passion for languages, which led me to study English at Reims university. After my degree, I decided to go to the UK in order to improve my English....

Helen Wilkinson
Head of English and Drama
Helen is passionate about inspiring students to love the study of literature, language and drama. Having been a Head of English in two previous schools (both private and state) she took her...

Lesley Wood
Head of Learning Support
To make learning accessible by listening and reacting - this is the role of a Learning Support teacher.  Lesley believes that learning, studying and sharing are keys to a fulfilling life. Having...

Liliana da Silva Ferreira Goncalves
French Teacher
After qualifying as a French and Portuguese teacher at the University of Coimbra in Portugal, Liliana decided to come to Switzerland where she was able to have her university degree recognized as a...

Jonathon Snell
Head of Digital Learning
After graduating in 2002 with a degree in IT and Computing, I worked in the IT industry for 4 years focusing on IT infrastructure and strategy. This gave me a wealth of experience and it was a very...

Nigel Rafferty
Senior School House Parent
Nigel previously trained as a Cartographer and served with the Royal Air Force for 23 years. He concluded his career as a Management and Leadership Instructor with an emphasis on experiential...

Jonathan Lummis
Senior School Resident Tutor
Jonathan is originally from Suffolk where he attended Woodbridge School before moving on to study at the University of Leicester, having now graduated with an undergraduate degree in BA Management...

Rebecca Rafferty
Director of Studies, Senior School House Parent, Senior School Chemistry/Biology Teacher
Rebecca is passionate about biochemistry, nutrition and sport and this led her to sharing her enthusiasm with students by entering the teaching profession. Rebecca has delivered Chemistry and Biology...

Ella Timmis
Junior School Gap Student
Ella will be joining Le Régent in September 2017 for the school year.  She boarded full time at Cheltenham College and has just completed her A levels.  After her Gap Year she is hoping to...

Oliver Cook
Junior School Tutor
Oliver is delighted to be given the opportunity to join the team at Le Régent College as a Gap Student for the 2017-2018 school year. He attended Cheltenham College where he was head of his house. He...

Chi Tai Vocat
Mandarin Teacher
Registered as an accredited teacher for Elementary School by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan, Miss Vocat has 7 years of ESL teaching experience and worked as a Class Teacher...

Ji-Yoon Oh
Head of Music
At the age of 17, Ji-Yoon was awarded her first diploma with distinction from the “Royal Associated Board of the Royal School of Music”. She then furthered her education in Paris at L’école Normale...

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