Geoffrey Windsor-Lewis was educated at the Leys School in Cambridge and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he won three rugby blues and captain of the Blues team. He served as a second Lieutenant in the Royal Horse Artillery while doing his National Service, and played rugby for the Artillery and British Army of the Rhine teams. He won two caps for Wales in 1960, captained Richmond (a leading London rugby club) until 1964 and was honorary secretary of the Barbarians from 1965-66 until December 2010. In recognition of his long service to the Club he was appointed as a vice-president in September 2010.
Geoff qualified as a chartered surveyor and for many years was joint senior partner of the Oxfordshire firm of Buckell and Ballard. In retirement he has been a governor of the Dragon School, Oxford and the Lees School. Cambridge, where latterly he was Chairman of the Development Campaign and spearheaded the fundraising for, and building of, the new Great Hall.
Geoff is married to Jacqueline, and has 3 sons and 8 grandchildren.