Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard
Professor Jean-Noël Ezingeard, as Vice-Chancellor, is both the academic leader and Chief Executive of the University. He reports to the University’s Council and is responsible for the delivery of the Strategic Plan and the success of the University. He was appointed Vice-Chancellor on 1 May 2019, having held senior leadership and academic positions at Manchester Metropolitan University, Kingston University, Henley Business School and Brunel University London.
Jean-Noël is a graduate of École Centrale de Lille where he studied Engineering Systems, followed by postgraduate study at Brunel University London where he also studied for his PhD in Information Systems. His research expertise is in systems and processes management with a focus on the social aspect of information systems management (including information security). Like many Roehampton’s students, he was the first in his family to attend Higher Education and he is passionate about widening participation and the social progress mission of Roehampton.
In addition to his role as Vice-Chancellor, Jean-Noël is a board member for the National Centre for Universities and Business. Previously, Jean-Noël has held Board and advisory positions with Warrington and Halton NHS Trust, Henley Management College, Richmond upon Thames College, and the Association of Business Schools. Jean-Noël has also worked on a number of steering groups with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership, the Higher Education Funding Council for England, the Office for Students and the Institute for Apprenticeships.