Organisation and Management

Below are profiles of our Chancellor, Pro-Chancellors and senior officers of the University. Our senior management structures is detailed in this organisational chart.

Chancellor

Dame Jacqueline Wilson

Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Roehampton in 2007, in recognition of her achievements in and on behalf of children's literature. In 2008, she was appointed Professorial Fellow of Roehampton, and in 2014 appointed Chancellor. She teaches modules on both the Children's Literature MA and the Creative Writing MA at Roehampton.
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Pro-Chancellors

Sir David Bell

Sir David Bell

Sir David Bell is a non-executive director of the Economist. He was appointed as Chair of Council in 2008 and sits on the Nominations and Governance Committee as well as the Remuneration Committee and the Joint Honorary Awards Committee.
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Fellow of the University

The Very Reverend John Hall

The Very Reverend John Hall

The Very Reverend John Hall was installed as the 38th Dean of Westminster in 2006. He became the Church of England's Chief Education Officer in 1998, with overall responsibility for the Church's strategy, policy and practice.
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Honorary Fellows

William Macintyre CB

William Macintyre CB

William Macintyre is chairman of the Froebel Educational Institute and was appointed as the first ever Pro-Chancellor of the University of Roehampton in 2006.  After his term ended, he was appointed a Fellow of the University in March 2012. Prior to his retirement he was a career civil servant in the Departments of Energy and Trade and Industry and has more than 30 years experience in public service, especially its interface with business.

John Simpson CBE

John Simpson CBE

John Simpson is the BBC's World Affairs Editor and was Chancellor of the University of Roehampton from 2005 until 2014, when he was made an Honorary Fellow of the University. His career at the BBC has spanned more than 40 years and has earned him a reputation as one of the most experienced and authoritative journalists.

 

Executive Officers

Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard

Vice-Chancellor
Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard

Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard took up his post as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Roehampton on 1 May 2019.

Professor Anna Gough-Yates

Provost
Professor Anna Gough-Yates

Professor Anna Gough-Yates was appointed Provost of the University of Roehampton on 1 August 2018. In her role, she is responsible for the University’s teaching and learning and research activities. More...

 
Reggie Blennerhassett

Pro Vice-Chancellor & Director of Finance
Reggie Blennerhassett

Reggie Blennerhassett joined Roehampton from The Royal Veterinary College, where he had been Director of Finance and a member of their Finance Office since 1991. He is Vice-Chair of the British Universities Finance Directors Group London Region. More...

Mark Ellul

University Secretary and Registrar
Mark Ellul

Mark Ellul was appointed Registrar in July 2015, having previously been Director of Planning at Roehampton, a post he held since April 2010. More...

 

Director of Strategy and External Relations
Liam Hurley

Liam is responsible for leading communications activities for Roehampton, including marketing, media relations, internal communications, and brand management. He is also responsible for student recruitment, international recruitment and development, web development and leads the strategic support team.

 

Deputy Provosts

Deputy Provost, Strategic Development (Academic)
Professor Claire Ozanne

Claire 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. More...

Deputy Provost, Learning & Teaching
Dr Stephen Driver

Stephen was appointed as the Deputy Provost, Learning & Teaching in August 2014, having previously served as Head of the Social Sciences Department. More...

Deputy Provost, Academic Development
Mark Richardson

Mark took up his post as Deputy Provost in November 2018. Before that he was Director of Roehampton Business School where he developed a robust business plan for RBS, and initiated enhancements to the course portfolio and proposition, introducing placement modules and expanding professional accreditation. More...