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An international group of researchers believe there is enough evidence that anti-malarial drugs could be repurposed to treat COVID-19 and that they should be assessed for efficacy in clinical trials.
Professor Jenny HighamEmail: Jenny HighamExecutive Assistant: June PhillipsPhone: 0208 725 5008
Professor Jenny Higham joined St George’s as Principal in November 2015 and is responsible for directing all activities and developments at the university. Professor Higham led the creation of the new St George’s Strategic Plan 2017-2022, which identifies the values and strengths that make St George’s a distinctive community and sets out how we will sustain our excellence and impact in education and research.
She was the first female Chair of the Medical Schools Council, the representative body for UK medical schools. She has been actively involved in academic policy and delivery for a number of years, both in the UK and internationally and is on the university sector boards of UUK (Universities UK) and UCEA (Universities and Colleges Employers Association). Alongside her role as Principal, Professor Higham continues clinical practice as a consultant gynaecologist.
Professor Deborah BowmanEmail: Deborah BowmanExecutive Officer: June PhillipsPhone: 020 3897 2060
Deborah Bowman is Deputy Principal (Institutional Affairs) and Professor of Bioethics, Clinical Ethics and Medical Law at St George’s. In her role as Deputy Principal, Deborah leads on cross-institutional matters, including alumni and development, public engagement, quality and partnerships, organisational culture and equality, diversity and inclusion.
Professor Jane SaffellEmail: Jane SaffellExecutive Assistant: Jolanta JerominaPhone: 0208 725 5336
Jane Saffell is Deputy Principal (Education), Professor of Neurobiology and Bioscience Education and Director of the Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education at St George’s. In her Deputy Principal role, Jane is responsible for education, teaching and learning development, student experience and student development (employability and learning gain).
Professor Jon FriedlandEmail: Jon FriedlandExecutive Officer: June PhillipsPhone: 0208 725 2437
Jonathan Friedland works to develop and enhance the university strategy of pursuing excellent and ambitious research, both responding to major and emerging healthcare challenges and delivering significant societal impact. In addition, the Deputy Principal helps foster a culture of enterprise involving diverse partners, including St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Mr Paul RatcliffeEmail: Paul RatcliffeExecutive Assistant, June PhillipsPhone: 0208 725 5008
As Chief Operating Officer, Paul is St George’s most senior administrative officer (aside from the Principal) and is responsible for leading professional services in supporting the day-to-day running of the university, alongside implementing our ambitious strategic and operational plans. As such, Paul directly line manages the majority of the professional service directorates and has professional responsibility for professional service colleagues within the institutes.
Miss Susan McPheatEmail: Susan McPheatPhone: 0208 725 0395
Susan McPheat is Acting Director of Finance and responsible for all finance activity at St George’s, which ranges from collecting student fees and paying invoices and expenses, to monthly and annual financial reporting and returns to Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Susan is also responsible for payroll and the Planning team report into her.
The senior management team consists of the below deans, directors of institutes and directors of professional services in addition to the above senior leadership team.
Ms Jenny WintersEmail: Jenny WintersPhone: 0208 725 5128
Dr Julie LeemingEmail: Julie LeemingPhone: 0208 725 3642
Ms Jennifer LawsEmail: Jennifer LawsOffice Manager: Jan JacksonPhone: 0208 725 5024
Ms Caroline DavisEmail: Caroline DavisOffice Manager: Jan JacksonPhone: 0208 725 2196
Ms Pamela AgarEmail: Pamela AgarOffice Manager: Jan Jackson
Caroline works full days on Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Pamela works half a day on Tuesday and full days on Wednesday and Thursday.
Ms Susan TrubshawEmail: Susan TrubshawPhone: 0208 725 0585
Email: Rob ChurmPhone: 0208 266 6078
Mr Mark CranmerEmail: Mark CranmerPersonal Assistant: Jayshree MorjariaPhone: 0208 725 4376
Dr Anna Dulic-SillsEmail: Anna Dulic-SillsDivisional Administrator: Sandhiya PatelPhone: x5907
Mr Derek BaldwinsonEmail: Derek BaldwinsonPhone: 0208 725 5996
Professor Julian MaEmail: Julian MaPhone: 0208 725 5818
Professor Rachel AllenEmail: Rachel AllenExecutive Assistant: Jolanta JerominaPhone: 0208 725 5993
Professor Dot BennettEmail: Dot BennettResearch Centre Administrator: Angela MasonPhone: 0208 725 5202
Professor Peter WhincupEmail: Peter WhincupPhone: 0208 725 3584
Professor Andy KentEmail: Andy KentExecutive Assistant: Deborah PorterPhone: 0208 725 2155
Dr Aileen O'BrienEmail: Aileen O'BrienPhone: 0208 725 2155
Senior academic structure chart (PDF)
Senior professional services structure chart (PDF)
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