Barry Welsh


SMT Executive – Barry joined EA in January 2017 as Senior Deputy Rector, before taking on the role of Rector in August 2017. A Geographer with a love of the outdoors, he attended Loughborough University initially, followed by Sheffield University for teacher training. A teaching role at Harrow School and Head of Department and Housemaster positions at Fettes College were followed by the Deputy Headship at Shawnigan Lake School on Vancouver Island, Canada. Returning to the UK, Barry brought his two sons to the Academy as well, with one in the senior and one in the junior School. When time allows Barry enjoys road biking, hill walking, and spending hours on various touchlines, watching his sons play any number of sports.  


Barry Welsh
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