Board of Governors

Board of Governors

Giuseppe Marini (Chairman)

Board Position Board Chair / Director 

Background Giuseppe (Sep) is a restaurateur who owns and operates the Tony Macaroni group of Italian restaurants. In addition to this, Sep has a substantial estate portfolio of franchised businesses throughout Scotland, as well as several established businesses, most notably Nardinis in Largs where he operates in partnership. Sep joined the Board of Fernhill School as Chair in June this year and is committed to leading the group through its ambitious plans for the School. 

 

William B.Hamilton FCCA

Board Position Board Member / Director

Background Bill is a qualified accountant who has extensive commercial experience, notably in the hospitality sector. In his capacity as Finance Director, Bill has regularly negotiated and liaised with government bodies, banks and financial institutions. In a career spanning 40 years, Bill has held senior financial positions with Stakis Plc, Eagle Taverns, Tony Macaroni and Arianna Properties. Bill is the advisor to the Board on Finance and also has input into the day to day financial issues with the Head Teacher and Bursar. 

 

David Equi B.Com (HONS)

Board Position Board Member / Director 

Background David is a former pupil of the school before joining St Aloysius’ College and finishing his education with an Honours Business Degree at Edinburgh University. Brought up working in the Equi family business of which he has now been managing director for 20 years he has significantly expanded that business to make it now the biggest ice cream manufacturer in Central Scotland. David is a business mentor for the Princes Trust charity and a former chairman of the UK Ice Cream Alliance. The Fernhill connection with the Equi family goes back to 1972 when David’s father was one of the original signatories to the founding Articles of Association of the school and his three sisters are all Fernhill girls.