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Governance and Compliance Directorate

Staff

Director 

Paul Webley BSC PhD(London) AcSS

Pro-Director (Learning & Teaching)

Nirmala Rao, BA (Delhi), MA MPhil (JNU), PhD (London) AcSS

Pro-Director (Research & Enterprise)

Richard Black, BA (Oxon), PhD (London), AcSS

Registrar

Laura Gibbs, BA MSc

Principal Office Holders

Paul Webley, CBE
Director of SOAS
Paul Webley
Richard Black
Pro-Director (Research & Enterprise)
Richard Black

Nirmala Rao, OBE
Pro-Director (Learning & Teaching)
Professor Nirmala Rao
Laura Gibbs
Registrar
Laura Gibbs

Chris Ince
Secretary
Chris Ince

Secretariat and Governance

Jan Airey
Secretariat Manager
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Suzanne Green
Secretariat Officer
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Information Compliance

Albert Chan
Information Compliance Manager
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Adele Picken
Corporate Records Manager & Archivist
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Portfolio Management Office

Nic Crotch
Head of Portfolio Management Office
Nic Crotch
Pervin Hussain
Projects Manager
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Equality and Diversity

Mark Harrison
Diversity and Inclusion Manager
Mark Harrison
Sue Caro
Diversity and Inclusion Manager
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  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4957
  • Email: sc94@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 108
  • Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

Executive Support

Jo Downey
Executive Assistant to the Director
Jo Downey
Emma Jessup
Executive Assistant to the Registrar
Emma Jessup

Susannah Sibbick
PA to the Pro-Directors
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Zainab Djavanroodi
Directorate Assistant
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