St Albans School has appointed Mel Davey as its new Registrar. Mel will be responsible for fostering strong relationships with the School’s prospective parents and pupils through effective communication and management of the School’s admissions processes. Mel also manages the Admissions team.
Mel joins St Albans School from Queen Mary’s School, where she was Head of Admissions and Marketing since October 2012, managing the Admissions department, School communication and marketing activities. Mel was also a former pupil. Prior to her role at Queen Mary’s, Mel was Business Manager at Robert Lawson Limited, an import/export business, where she was responsible for sales and marketing, stock and logistics management and financial management.
Jonathan Gillespie, Headmaster of St Albans School, said: “Mel joins St Albans School with a strong track record in Admissions and a solid understanding of what is required of a Registrar. As the first point of contact for many prospective parents, Mel’s role is a vital one at St Albans School. I look forward to Mel continuing to build positive relationships with families considering the School.”
Mel commented: “I am excited to be joining a School with such an incredible history and record of achievement. I am looking forward to building relationships with our pupils and families, which is often a constant throughout their time at the School and working with my colleagues to support the School’s reputation and success.”
In addition to building relationships with parents and pupils, Mel will also oversee school visits, registrations, entrance exams, offers and acceptances, along with fulfilling other ambassadorial duties.
Mel, originally from Ripon, North Yorkshire, holds a BA (Hons) in International Business from Manchester Metropolitan University.