Jonathan Hughes -D’Aeth was appointed as Headmaster of Repton School in Dubai in 2010. Educated at Haileybury College before studying Geography at Liverpool University and Queens’ College Cambridge he subsequently taught Geography at Rugby School for 16 years. Between 1995 and 2010, Jonathan was Headmaster of Milton Abbey School; a boarding school for boys facing a tight financial situation and falling numbers with poor infrastructure. He secured the school’s financial position, increased the pupil base, developed the school’s facilities and introduced Co-education to the 6th form. In 2005 Jonathan had an active role as a committee member and Chairman of the Boarding Schools Association. He was also a member of the executive of ‘The Society of Heads in Independent Schools’ and involved in negotiations and consultations with UK Government about boarding standards and regulations and restructuring public exam systems.