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Paul Owen


Chair of Governors Co-opted Governor

Current Work Role: 

Principal of Dover Technical College


Links to the school: 

As Principal of Dover Technical College, I am part of the EKC Group and therefore have links through the EKC Schools Trust


Governor Experience: 

This is my first governor role however, I have first-hand experience of governance from my role as Principal. I also currently sit on the Board of Trustees for the Kent Mining Museum at Betteshanger Park 


Hobbies and Interests: 

I am married with two children and enjoy spending time with my family. I am an avid follower of Welsh rugby and a passionate movie fan. I enjoy playing the guitar and have a particular interest in 90’s indie rock and music from the brit pop era.


Why did you become a governor? 

Before moving into further education, I worked for several years in primary schools. I have a passion for ensuring children get the best start in life and have access to positive educational experiences.