Board of Governors

Tom Preston

Mr Tom Preston
Chairman Board of Governors

Tom is the Chairman of the Board of Governors at Beaconhurst and is a former Stirling High School pupil. He attended Stirling University where he gained his BA in Accountancy in 1984 and then qualified from ICAS in 1987.

He has held a number of corporate director positions and is currently a shareholder and Director of a crowd funding business, offering funding to start up and established businesses.

Tom is a keen sportsman with a particular interest in golf. He lives in Stirling with his wife and two children.






Mr Stuart Pender

Vice Chair Board of Governors

Stuart is the Vice Chairman of the Beaconhurst Board of Governors. Stuart is a

Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries and is currently the Chief Executive of Lomond Capital. Stuart has operated at Director level across a number of Financial Services, Insurance and Property business for the last 15 years.

Stuart lives in Bridge of Allan with his wife and three children, all of whom have or are attending Beaconhurst. His interests include golf, skiing and holidays with the family.






Mr William Arundel
Chair Business Review & Development Committee

Bill Arundel is Chair of the Business Review and Development Committee, was previously the Chair of the Marketing Committee and joined the Board in 2007 as a parent Governor.

Bill has worked in the upstream and downstream retail petroleum industry in various engineering, project management and sales and marketing roles for the past thirty years. Most of his career has been spent working with Daniel Industries (part of the Emerson Group) and Tokheim. He is currently the Group Sales and Marketing Director of Tokheim with global responsibility for all Sales and Marketing activity related to Key Accounts, Product Marketing Strategy and Marketing Communications.

Bill is a qualified Mechanical Engineer, a full member of the Energy Institute (MEI) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Bill lives in Stirling with his wife, Gillian and their son Logan attended Beaconhurst School, leaving in 2013.






Col Alastair Campbell
Business Review & Development Committee and
Education Committee

Alastair was born in Rhynie in 1952. He was in The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and saw active service in Lebanon and Northern Ireland. On leaving the army he briefly became a hotelier in Blairgowrie and then joined the MOD Civil Service and worked in the Army Personnel Centre in Glasgow, before becoming Regimental Secretary and Museum Curator of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in Stirling Castle in 2000. He then became the Regimental Secretary of the newly formed Royal Regiment of Scotland, a post he still holds. A local councillor from 2003 – 2009 he became a Deputy Lieutenant of Stirling and Falkirk in January 2013.

He lives in Buchlyvie with his wife, three boys (one former and one present pupil at Beaconhurst) and assorted pets and poultry.









Mr William Robertson
Business Review & Development Committee and
Finance Committee

William obtained his Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying and then went into private practice. After achieving Charter status, he joined the family construction business. As Chairman and Managing Director, he successfully ran the business throughout his working life and has only recently sold his interest in the company.

William lives locally with his wife and three children, all of whom were schooled at Beaconhurst. William is a keen golfer, skier and mountain biker.

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