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Senior Management

Together, the Senior Management Team are responsible for the general supervision and running of the College – from broad strategy and vision to chairing key committees, and implementation of agreed policies following wide consultation.

The Vice-Chancellor's Office

The  Vice-Chancellor is, as stated in the College's Charter, the principal academic and administrative officer of the College – in other words, its Chief Executive Officer.

Vice-Chancellor: Dr Paul Thompson

EA to the Vice-Chancellor: Laura Radsma

The Deputy-Vice-Chancellor and Provost directs the academic side of the College, particularly quality and standards in teaching and learning.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost: Professor Naren Barfield

PA to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost: Eve Matthews

Executive Director, Operations:  Heather Akif

Executive Director: Dr Philip Harvey

The Chancellor, Pro-Chancellor and Treasurer

The  Chancellor is the Head of the College and presides over meetings of the Court and confers degrees at Convocation.

The Pro-Chancellor is ex-officio chairman of the Council.

The Treasurer is an independent member of the Council and Chair of the Planning & Resources Committee

Chancellor: Sir Jony Ive

Pro-Chancellor and Chair of the Council: Baroness Rebuck DBE

The Treasurer and Chair of Planning & Resources Committee: Caragh Merrick

Secretary of the Council: College Secretary, TBC

Directors and Deans

Director of Finance: Amanda White


Director of Human Resources: Karen Ingram (from 21 July 2021)

Director of Estates and Camous Operations: Angela Mitten

Director of Research & Innovation: Dr Emma Wakelin

Director of Information, Learning & Technical Services: TBC


Director of Development & Alumni Relations: Helen Protheroe

Director of Communication & Marketing: Kate Wallace

Director of Academic Development: Corinne Smith


Dean, School of Architecture: Dr Adrian Lahoud

Dean, School of Communication: Kerry Curtis

Dean, School of Design: Professor Paul Anderson

Dean, School of Arts & Humanities: Professor Ken Neil


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This page was last updated on 

6 January 2021

This page is reviewed and updated every 12 months.