Over the coming weeks, you will meet The Glennie School Foundation Directors.
The Glennie School Foundation promotes philanthropy, fellowship and communication through social and business networking opportunities to support the aims of the School. Funds raised by the Foundation are donated to the School to assist with facilities, resources and scholarships.
Foundation Directors are volunteers, donors, parents, past parents and friends of Glennie, all of whom seek to assist by financially supporting School projects.
Meet Foundation Director: Mr Philip Saal.
My name is: Philip Saal
My occupation is: Financial Adviser
My family members are: wife Madonna, and daughters Mykaila and Imogen
What is your connection with Glennie? Current parent, current Foundation Director and former Deputy Chair of The Glennie School Council
What do you find most rewarding about being a Foundation Director? Building on the strong foundations set by previous members and helping secure the future finances of the School through scholarships and the building fund
Why do you think philanthropy is important? It can make a difference to those who are less fortunate than ourselves
What is your favourite food? Italian
What did you want to be when you grew up? Taller and a professional sportsman