Saxton Bampfylde and its partners around the world through Panorama advise many leading universities and higher education organisations. We are delighted to share with you a selection of some of the roles that we have been privileged to work on recently.
UCAS has appointed Clare Marchant to succeed Mary Curnock Cook as UCAS Chief Executive, joining the business on 3 July 2017. Clare started her career in production management for Rank Hovis McDougall before joining Deloitte and leading IT-enabled change programmes for a number of government departments and well-known brands. For seven years she led the delivery and deployment of major IT implementations across the NHS before joining Worcestershire County Council in 2010, becoming its Chief Executive in 2014.
King’s College London has appointed Dr. Tim Lancaster as its new Dean of Medical Education. He has been Director of Clinical Studies since 2002. Previously, Tim was Director of Clinical Studies and University of Oxford, he is a general practitioner at the Jericho Health Centre, Oxford and a member of the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. He is a fellow of St Anne’s College where he acts as advisor to clinical medical students.
GSM London has appointed Professor Amanda Blackmore as its new Chief Executive. Amanda has been Deputy Vice Chancellor of BPP University since 2013. She joined BPP in 2001 as Director of Legal Practice Course programmes later becoming a Board Director in 2002, Deputy Chair, Deputy Principal and Group Ethics and Compliance Officer and Dean of the School of Foundation & English Language Studies in 2012.
Oklahoma State University welcomes Dr. Alan Randolph “Randy” Kluver as Dean for the Oklahoma State University School of Global Studies and Partnerships, starting in August 2017. Kluver currently serves as a Global Faculty Ambassador-Asia, Executive Director of the Confucius Institute and Professor of Communications at Texas A&M University. He was Executive Director of Global Partnerships and Director of the Institute for Pacific Asia at Texas A&M, and has taught at universities in the US, Singapore, and the People’s Republic of China. He was the founding Director of the Singapore Internet Research Centre (SIRC) in Singapore.
Lynn Tomaszewski has been appointed as Director of the School of Art and Art History at University of Florida, College of the Arts. Previously, Tomaszewski served as the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and served as a professor at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design for 16 years.
Dionne Higgins, a senior executive with success in leading significant business transformation within the education and media sectors globally, has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer and Vice-President at RMIT University. Dionne has most recently been based in Hong Kong leading Pearson PLC’s international operations team across China, Brazil, South Africa and India. Dionne’s career with Pearson started in 2004 as Chief Operating Officer for Pearson Australia Group supporting Penguin Books and Pearson Education in Australia, New Zealand, India and China.