North Independent Secondary School of the Year 2020

Notable Alumni

Notable Alumni

LGS, LGHS and GSAL alumni have achieved outstanding success in a range of diverse fields and we are proud to have them in our alumni community.  We are always keen to hear about our alumni achievements so please do contact us with your success stories.

Seun Lanre GboladeAward winning architect

Name Accomplishments
Minhaz Abedin Charity CEO
Thomas T Adamson-Coumbousis Culture Correspondent for Associated Press
Christine Austin Wine writer and broadcaster
Jeff Barak Corporate Editor, Amdocs, Former Middle East correspondent, Jewish Chronicle
Gordon Benson Olympic triathlete, Team GB
Katie Birch England Hockey player
Robin Blaze Opera singer
Gary Bloom Sports Performance Psychotherapist and Radio 5 Live Presenter
James Brining Artistic Director, Leeds Playhouse
Prof Sir Richard Brook OBE ScD FREng Emeritus professor of Materials, University of Oxford
Sir Stephen Brown KCVO Former British Ambassador to the Republic of South Korea and High Commissioner to Singapore
Toby Castle Deputy Head of News, BBC
Kathryn Cearns OBE, FCA, FCCA Member of Main Board and Audit Committee, Non-executive director and Chair, Office of Tax Simplification
Rev Canon Rex Chapman Former Chaplain to the Queen
Prof Robin Choudhury Cardiologist
Jeff Christie Singer and songwriter
Alistair Cox Chief Executive of Hays Plc
Barry Cryer OBE Comedian and writer
Howard Devoto Singer songwriter with Buzzcocks and Magazine
Jeremy Dyson Writer, screenwriter, author, actor, musician
Lord John Dyson Former Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
Jessica Elgot Acting Deputy Political Editor at The Guardian
Nicola Elliott Co-founder of Neom
John Ficenec Editor of the Questor column at the Telegraph Media Group
Lucy Frazer QC Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice
Seun Lanre Gbolade Award winning architect
Prof Paul Hare Former British Ambassador to Cuba
Tony Harrison Poet, translator and playwright
Winner of European prize for literature in 2010
Sir Christopher Holland Former High Court Judge
Lindsey Johnson Principal and CEO, Craven College
Nicolette Jones Author and Sunday Times critic
Yona Knight-Wisdom Olympic athlete, Jamaican diving team
Peter Levine Philanthropist and lawyer, founder of Imperial Energy plc
Lucy Manning Special correspondent, BBC
Dame Alison Mariot Leslie Brexit Advisor to Scotland’s First Minister and former diplomat
Professor Andrew McNaughton Technical Director, High Speed Two Limited
Robin Middleton Olympic athlete, Australian badminton team
Colin Montgomerie OBE Professional golfer
Baroness Pauline Neville –Jones Former diplomat
Former Chairman of the British Joint Intelligence Committee
Government’s Special Representative to Business on Cyber Security
Geoff Newton Executive Director of the Tennis Foundation and on the board of the British Paralympic Association
Sir Harry Ognall Former High Court Judge
Amara Okereke Actor
David Palmer-Jones Chief Executive of SITA UK
Sir Andrew Park Former High Court Judge
Richard Price MBE Film and theatre producer
Ian Ritchie Member of the Ryder Cup Committee
Thelma Ruby Actor
Mark Scott Herald
Guy Sigsworth Composer, producer and songwriter
Samantha Simmonds BBC World News presenter
Prof Maureen Smith Musician, winner of BBC violin competition
Rory Smith Chief Soccer Correspondent, New York Times
Lady Valerie Solti Actor and Founder of the Solti Foundation
Hannah Starling Commonwealth Games medallist – diving
Marilyn Stowe Founder of Stowe Family Law
Robert Sullivan Interim Chief Executive Officer at Football Foundation
Sophie Taylor Commonwealth Games medallist – swimming
Sir Anthony Vineall Former chairman Teachers Review Body
Philip Wilby Composer, Professor Emeritus of Leeds University
Ricky Wilson Musician, lead singer Kaiser Chiefs
Sir Peter Woodhead KCB Former Deputy Allied Commander Atlantic
Ben Wosskow Co-founder of Love Home Swop
Debbie Wosskow OBE Co-founder of Love Home Swop and AllBright

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