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Edward Schneider

Ed is Director of Development at Wellington College, where he founded and ran the Prince Albert Foundation for life changing bursaries, and serves as a trustee of the Eastside Young Leaders Academy.


After University in NY, and a brief stint in publishing, Edward taught for 10 years in Independent Schools in the US.  During this time, he was one of the founding members of Prep 9, the boarding division of Prep for Prep, a charity which identified and prepared high achieving pupils from NYC public schools for acceptance to some of the best Independent boarding schools in the US.  

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