Mr Gareth Williams, IT Network Manager
Date you joined the School
What do you do at Bethany?
I am responsible for the managing the IT department and making sure the entire IT infrastructure of the School is up to date and running smoothly.
What did you do before you came to Bethany?
My previous job role was second line IT support at a large global pharmaceutical company.
What was your favourite subject at school and why?
My favourite subject at school was Geography because I find the world a fascinating place and I loved learning about how the world works.
Why do you like working at Bethany?
It has a real community feel to it and everybody is very supportive. I just feel very comfortable and happy at Bethany.
What is your favourite childhood memory?
I grew up in South Africa, so my favourite memories are our visits to the safari park or visiting the beach cottage. We would normally do this at least once a year.
What is your favourite school memory?
My favourite memories at school are all sports related. Playing basketball for the school team and competing at a provincial level for the school athletics team are highlights for me.
Who is your hero and why?
Elon Musk. He is a South African inventor, who founded Paypal, Tesla Motors (world’s first electric sports car) and SpaceX.
If you were not doing what you are doing now, what would you like to do?
Being a professional surfer would be nice. You’d get to see the world and get paid for doing something you loved.