Chair of Governors


19th March 2019

Ravensbourne University London is an innovative, industry-focused University located in the heart of London’s media and technology hub, the Greenwich Digital Peninsula. We are champions of creativity and collaboration, dedicated to giving our learners the specialist skills and opportunities they need for outstanding careers in digital media and design.

We have a community of approximately 2,400 students and offer practically focused digital media and design courses from pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate to professional short course level. Tapping into our industry connections, students at Ravensbourne have the opportunity to learn from top digital media and design specialists. Driven by industry standards and supported by the latest high-performance technology, we produce highly employable and enterprising graduates. We have a strong track record in graduate employability and business creation.

The University finds itself at an exciting point in its trajectory, having just been awarded university status. Based on our five educational principles: Cultivate, Collaborate, Integrate, Advocate and Originate, graduates develop a resilient and confident mindset with the ability to think creatively and holistically, harnessing the technology and skills required for a long-term, sustainable career.

The new Chair will be an experienced and accomplished leader with a substantial professional profile and experience of governance at the highest level. They will have a passion for the role of higher education in society and will bring experience of leading large, complex and distributed organisations.

The ability to sustain an effective governing body and its committees, and to partner with, engage, support and challenge the Vice-Chancellor and her senior team will be essential. Importantly, the Chair will have creative flair and a forward-thinking, innovative and global outlook, in line with the University’s philosophy.

The Chair must have a strategic mindset, impeccable integrity, credibility and the time and desire to make a difference. Diversity makes us stronger. They must be able to demonstrate a profound commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, alongside a commitment to core principles of opportunity, openness, transparency and respect for others.

For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please click here quoting reference 3972.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Tuesday 19th March 2019.