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Manchester High School for Girls

Notable Alumnae


  • Emma Barnett

    Class of 2003

    Host of Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4, Author, Broadcaster and Journalist

  • Dr Seher Ahmad

    Class of 2001

    Consultant Physician in Family Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

  • Catherine Mayer

    Class of 1978

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

  • Ambah Simpson

    Class of 2013

    Account Strategist, Google

  • Nicola Mendelsohn CBE

    Class of 1989

    Vice President, Facebook (EMEA)

  • Deborah Joseph

    Class of 1992

    Editor in Chief, Glamour

  • Rebecca Trowler QC

    Class of 1984

    Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

  • Anushka Asthana

    Class of 1998

    Editor-at-Large, The Guardian

  • Professor Fay Dowker

    Class of 1983

    Prof of Theoretical Physics at Imperial College London, mentee of Stephen Hawking

  • Sian Westerman

    Class of 1981

    Senior Advisor Global Advisory, Rothschild

  • Jenny Campbell

    Class of 1977

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

  • Dr Sandeep Ranote

    Class of 1991

    Medical Director NW Boroughs Healthcare, CAMHS Lead Greater Manchester, Visiting Professor University of Chester & Salford

  • Dee Collins

    Class of 1983

    Chief Constable, West Yorkshire Police

  • Right Reverend Libby Lane

    Class of 1985

    First female bishop of Church of England

  • Dr Sarah Coe

    Class of 1996

    Arms control and non proliferation technical advisor, UK MoD

  • Clara Freeman OBE

    Class of 1971

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

  • Kirsten McAslan

    Class of 2012

    400m athlete, Team GB

  • Kotska Wallace

    Class of 1990

    Principal Engineer, European Space Agency

  • Vicky Kloss

    Class of 1989

    Chief Communications Officer, Manchester City Football Club

  • 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

  • Victoria Mason

    Class of 2004

    Wine Buyer, Waitrose

  • Jasmin Paris

    Class of 2002

    World Record Breaking Ultra runner

  • Miss Jonquille Chantrey

    Class of 1996

    Renowned Surgeon and Aesthetician

  • Her Honour Judge Michelle Corbett

    Class of 1983

    Circuit Judge

  • Eleanor Moritz

    Class of 1984

    Senior Broadcast Journalist, BBC

  • Katie Leviten

    Class of 2006

    Partner at Jam Jar Investments

  • Julia Yeomans

    Class of 1973

    Professor of Physics, Oxford University

  • Dr Sima Adhya

    Class of 1995

    Head of Space Insurance, Hamilton Group

  • Cassie Lomas

    Class of 1995

    Celebrity Make Up Artist

  • Merlyn Lowther

    Class of 1972

    First female Chief Cashier of Bank of England

  • 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

  • Kelly Moran

    Class of 2004

    Lead Engineer, Boeing Reseach and Technology Europe

  • Asra Shakoor

    Class of 2009

    Parliamentary Assistant to Secretary of State for Business

  • Rosie Slater-Carr

    Class of 1995

    Chief Information Officer, British Red Cross

  • Lucy Kenyon

    Class of 2012

    Digital Forensic Investigator, GMP