Discover Author

Clarissa Farr Books & Biography


Clarissa Farr is an expert in education and leadership, a non-executive director and a writer. As High Mistress of St Paul’s Girls’ School for eleven years, Clarissa led one of the country’s top academic schools, also becoming a regular correspondent for The Times letters page and a commentator on wider educational issues. She now works in international education. A member of the board of the African Gifted Foundation, which is transforming the lives of African girls in maths and science, Clarissa is also a Governor of The Royal Ballet School and a Fellow of Winchester College. As a Trustee of the British Museum, she chairs the Friends’ Advisory Council, which represents the Museum’s 75,000 members around the world.