Clive has been a governor at Northfleet School for Girls since 2007, and Chair since 2011. He has also been a governor at Langafel Primary School, Longfield. Born in Gravesend, Clive has lived in, or around, the area ever since. Both of his twin daughters attended NSfG.

After leaving Gravesend Grammar School for Boys, Clive studied part-time to qualify as a chemist whilst working in local manufacturing industries. He later moved into production management, inventory management, and eventually into systems management.

Finally he worked as a freelance consultant in systems implementation. Having taken early retirement, he has had the opportunity to pursue his interests of DIY, cooking, gardening, music, and, of course, school governance.