Former pupil appointed as school’s Foundation and Marketing Director
A former Christ College pupil has taken up the post of Foundation & Marketing Director at the independent school in Brecon, following the retirement of Major-General the Reverend, Morgan Llewellyn.
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Stephen Maggs, 39, attended Christ College between 1982 and 1984 where he excelled at rugby being capped by Welsh Rugby Unions’ Wales Senior Schools in 1983. He went on to study history and sports science at St Mary’s College, Strawberry Hill, and played rugby at London Welsh.
Stephen held a senior management position within Lloyds TSB before setting up his own consultancy working on projects with Symantec (Europe), the Office for National Statistics, and the Beacons Trust. Since 2002, he has been retained as Business Development Consultant by the Wales Tourist Board.
Phillip Jones, Headmaster at Christ College said: “We are very fortunate to have someone of Stephen’s experience and ability working at the school. That he is an Old Breconian is an additional bonus and I am very much looking forward to working with him.”
Stephen said: “It’s fantastic to be back! For me, Christ College was and is a very special place. It has an outstanding record of academic achievement, but beyond that, it really does prepare you for life. It is one of the country’s most interesting and distinctive schools, located in one of the most beautiful parts of Wales.”
Stephen who is married with two sons continues to be a keen watcher of rugby as well a cricket. Other hobbies include theatre, music, hill walking and playing golf.
Stephen replaces Major-General the Reverend Morgan Llewellyn, who worked for Christ College for 10 years. He retired at 68 but intends to continue with his charity work as chair of the Powys Army Benevolent Fund and president of the Gurkha Welfare Trust in Wales. As a talented artist, he also intends to spend a lot more time at home painting.