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Principal

A photo of Professor Jenny Higham.Professor Jenny Higham
Email: Jenny Higham
Executive Assistant: Caroline Donohoe 
Phone: 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. Alongside her role as Principal, Professor Higham continues clinical practice as a consultant gynaecologist which influenced her research interests in reproductive medicine and medical education innovation.

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Deputy Principals
Deputy Principal (Institutional Affairs)

A photo of Deborah Bowman.Professor Deborah Bowman
Email: Deborah Bowman
Executive Officer: June Phillips
Phone: 0208 725 5016

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. 


Deputy Principal (Education)

A portrait of Jane Saffell.Professor Jane Saffell
Email: Jane Saffell
Executive Assistant: Jolanta Jeromina
Phone: 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).  


Deputy Principal (Research and Enterprise)

A portrait of Jon Friedland.Professor Jon Friedland
Email: Jon Friedland
Executive Officer: June Phillips
Phone: 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. 

Chief Operating Officer

A photo of Paul RatcliffeMr Paul Ratcliffe
Email: Paul Ratcliffe
Executive Assistant, Caroline Donohoe
Phone: 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.

Finance Director

A photo of Nicola ArnoldMs Nicola Arnold
Email: Nicola Arnold
Phone: 0208 725 5244

Nicola Arnold is 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). Nicola is also responsible for payroll and the Planning team report into her.

Senior management team

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.

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Directors of Professional Services
Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development

A photo of Jenny WintersMs Jenny Winters
Email: Jenny Winters
Phone: 0208 725 5128

 

 


Director of Planning

A photo of Julie LeemingDr Julie Leeming
Email: Julie Leeming
Phone: 0208 725 3642

 

 


Academic Registrar

A photo of Jenny LawsMs Jennifer Laws
Email: Jennifer Laws
Office Manager: Jan Jackson
Phone: 0208 725 5024

 

 


Director of Estates and Facilities

A photo of Derek BannisterMr Derek Bannister
Email: Derek Bannister
Phone: 0208 725 5331

 

 


Director of External Relations, Communications and Marketing

A photo of Caroline DavisMs Caroline Davis
Email: Caroline Davis
Office Manager: Jan Jackson
Phone: 0208 725 2196

 

 

A portrait of Pamela Agar.Ms Pamela Agar
Email: Pamela Agar
Office 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.


Director of Governance, Legal and Assurance Services

A photo of Susan TrubshawMs Susan Trubshaw
Email: Susan Trubshaw
Phone: 0208 725 0585

 

 


Director of Information Services
A portrait of Rob Churm.Mr Rob Churm

Email: Rob Churm
Phone: 0208 266 6078

 

 


Director of Joint Research and Enterprise Services

A photo of Mark CranmerMr Mark Cranmer
Email: Mark Cranmer
Personal Assistant: Jayshree Morjaria
Phone: 0208 725 4376

 

 


Director of Research Operations

Dr Anna Dulic-Sills
Email: Anna Dulic-Sills
Divisional Administrator: Sandhiya Patel
Phone: x5907


Director of Quality and Partnerships

A photo of Derek BaldwinsonMr Derek Baldwinson
Email: Derek Baldwinson
Phone: 0208 725 5996

 

 

 

Directors of Institutes
Director of the Institute of Infection and Immunity

A photo of Julian MaProfessor Julian Ma
Email: Julian Ma
Phone: 0208 725 5818

 

 


Director of the Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education 

A portrait of Jane Saffell.Professor Jane Saffell
Email: Jane Saffell
Executive Assistant: Jolanta Jeromina
Phone: 0208 725 5336

 

 


Director of the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Research

A photo of Dot BennettProfessor Dot Bennett
Email: Dot Bennett
Research Centre Administrator: Angela Mason
Phone: 0208 725 5202

 

 


Director of the Institute of Population Health Research

A photo of Peter WhincupProfessor Peter Whincup
Email: Peter Whincup
Phone: 0208 725 3584

 

 

Deans
Dean of Joint Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education (with Kingston University)

A photo of Professor Andy Kent, Dean of the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education.Professor Andy Kent
Email: Andy Kent
Executive Assistant: Deborah Porter
Phone: 0208 725 2155

 

 


Dean for Students

A photo of Aileen O'BrienDr Aileen O'Brien
Email: Aileen O'Brien
Phone: 0208 725 2155

 

 

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