Board of Trustees
The overall fiduciaries of the University—the Board of Trustees—create policy, set mission and purpose, and are tasked with building and maintaining a successful organisation.
They ensure good management and adequate resources and they appoint and support the Office of the President.
Vice Chair and Chair of Governance and Nominations Committee
Second Vice Chair and Lay Member
Honorary Treasurer Chair of Resources and Planning Committee
Chair of Audit Committee and Lay Member
Ex-officio member and Director of SOAS
Pro-Director of Learning and Teaching
Read more about Professor Emilia Onyema on her academic profile.
Pro-Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange
Read more about Professor Laura Hammond on her academic profile.
Secretary to the Board and Chief Operating Officer of SOAS
Read more about Khadir Meer on the Leadership page.
Senate representative and Associate Director Equity and Accountability at SOAS
Read more about Dr Awino Okech on her academic profile.
Read more about Professor Emma Crewe on her academic profile.
Director of Marketing, Student Recruitment and Admissions
Before joining SOAS in 2019, Tawnya held positions at Kingston University, Regent's University London, and Goldsmith's University of London. She has over 20 years' experience in higher education spanning the US, the UK and South Korea, spending nine years teaching at Sangmyung University in Seoul, before coming to the UK to complete an MBA in International Management.
Head of Department
Read more about Professor Zoë Marriage on her academic profile.
Elisa Van Waeyenberge
Head of College B
Read more about Professor Elisa Van Waeyenberge on her academic profile.