Mr Kelly joined the Board of Governors in December 2016.

A former Naval Officer, Martin Kelly is a Chartered Secretary and has worked for the past 15 years in a variety of posts involving finance and corporate governance.  He is currently the Bursar of Chafyn Grove School.  He is also a Governor of Richard Taunton Sixth Form College, Southampton and a Trustee of the Southampton Sea Cadet Corps.

He lives in Southampton; his wife is a Senior Teaching Fellow at Southampton University and they have two adult children, both of whom attended King Edward VI.  His interests include sailing, naval history, art and music.