Claire Ozanne took up her post as Deputy Provost in May 2010. She was formerly Assistant Dean (Learning and Teaching) and Head of Biological and Health Sciences at Roehampton.
Dr Ozanne gained her DPhil from Oxford in 1991 and is an insect ecologist whose work focuses on habitats influenced by human activities, particularly temperate and tropical forest canopies. She is a founding member of the steering group of the Global Canopy Programme and has led international projects in Australia, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Guyana. She is a QAA Reviewer, on the board of the South West London Academic, Health and Social Care System and an active member of a number of professional societies. Her responsibilities include oversight of the Academic Departments: Dance; Drama, Theatre and Performance; English and Creative Writing; Humanities; Media, Culture and Language and the Roehampton Business School.