SOAS University of London

Legal and Governance Directorate

Governance and Compliance Directorate Staff


Valerie Amos, BA (Warwick), MA (Birmingham)

Pro-Director (Learning & Teaching)

Deborah Johnston, BA MSc (Cantab), PhD (London)

Interim Pro-Director (Research & Enterprise)

Matthew Craven, BA, LLM, PhD (Nottingham) DipEd

Pro-Director (International) 

Professor Stephen Hopgood BSc (Bristol) DPhil (Oxon) 


Paula Sanderson

Principal Office Holders

Professor Deborah Johnston
Pro-Director (Learning and Teaching)
Deborah Johnston

Analysis and measurement of poverty; the working of rural labour markets; agrarian change and rural development; the socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS


Information Compliance


Equality and Diversity

Health & Safety

Executive Support