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Manchester High School for Girls

Notable Alumnae


  • Emma Barnett

    Class of 2003

    Women's Editor, The Telegraph, BBC Radio Five presenter

  • Right Reverend Libby Lane

    Class of 1985

    First female bishop of Church of England

  • Sian Westerman

    Class of 1981

    Senior Advisor Global Advisory, Rothschild

  • Catherine Mayer

    Class of 1978

    Prince Charles biographer, previous Editor of TIME magazine, co-founder of Women's Equality Party

  • Nicola Mendelsohn CBE

    Class of 1987

    Vice President, Facebook (EMEA)

  • Jenny Campbell

    Class of 1977

    Founder of YourCash Europe and investor on BBC2’s Dragons’ Den

  • Angela Epstein

    Class of 1985

    Freelance writer and broadcaster for Daily Mail, This Morning, BBC Breakfast

  • Sarah Malik

    Class of 1988

    Ethics and Compliance Manager, QVC

  • Dee Collins

    Class of 1983

    Chief Constable, West Yorkshire Police

  • Clara Freeman OBE

    Class of 1971

    First female Executive Director of Marks and Spencer (1975 - 2001)

  • Dr Seher Ahmad

    Class of 2001

    GP and NHS Medical Leadership Fellow, Leicester City NHS

  • Kirsten McAslan

    Class of 2012

    400m athlete, Team GB

  • Kotska Wallace

    Class of 1989

    Principal Engineer, European Space Agency

  • Vicky Kloss

    Class of 1989

    Chief Communications Officer, Manchester City Football Club

  • Lily Lewis

    Class of 2011

    Future Pupil Barrister and Inner Temple Major Scholar. Formerly UK Parliament

  • Laura Earnshaw

    Class of 1998

    Founder and MD, myHappymind

  • Anushka Asthana

    Class of 1998

    Political Editor, The Guardian

  • Rebecca Trowler QC

    Class of 1984

    Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

  • Professor Kate Ardern

    Class of 1980

    Director of Public Health, Wigan Council

  • Rose Dummer

    Class of 1985

    First female helicopter pilot in the British Army

  • Isabelle Grey

    Class of 1973

    TV drama writer, Midsommer Murders, Wycliffe, Rosemary and Thyme

  • Sara Masters QC

    Class of 1987

    Barrister, 20 Essex Street Chambers

  • Lucie Hinton

    Class of 2010

    USA Project Co-ordinator (New York), Manchester Airport Group

  • Olivia Kirsch

    Class of 2006

    Production and Events Manager, COS

  • Dr Sandeep Ranote

    Class of 1991

    Associate Medical Director, 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

  • Lucy Radnor

    Class of 2005

    Journalist, BBC Radio 5 Live

  • Judy Finnegan

    Class of 1966

    TV Presenter and Columnist, This Morning, Richard and Judy, Loose Women

  • Victoria Mason

    Class of 2004

    Horticultural Buyer, Waitrose

  • Her Honour Judge Michelle Corbett

    Class of 1983

    Circuit Judge

  • Eleanor Moritz

    Class of 1984

    Senior Broadcast Journalist, BBC

  • Harini Iyengar

    Class of 1993

    Barrister, 11KBW Chambers

  • Julia Yeomans

    Class of 1973

    Professor of Physics, Oxford University

  • Reverend Paula Vennells

    Class of 1977

    Chief Executive Officer, The Post Office and Non-Executive Director, Morrisons

  • Merlyn Lowther

    Class of 1972

    First female Chief Cashier of Bank of England

  • Helen Robinson

    Class of 1981

    Managing Director, The Lady

  • Sarah Neville

    Class of 1975

    Public Policy Editor, The Financial Times

  • Danielle Kaye

    Class of 2009

    Freelance Creative Project & Production Manager

  • Louise Ellman

    Class of 1964

    MP for Liverpool Riverside, House of Commons

  • Sarah Bates

    Class of 1977

    Chair, St James's Place Wealth Management

  • Esme Conway

    Class of 2008

    Donor Relations Manager, World Food Project, Sudan

  • Asra Shakoor

    Class of 2009

    Parliamentary Assistant to Secretary of State for Business