Court of Governors

Court is an advisory body whose members come from many different cultures and walks of life. 

Court has membership comprising lay, student and academic members. The largest grouping, currently making up 49 of the 68 members, are lay members drawn from a wide cross section of society who bring a great deal of knowledge and experience to act in an advisory and advocacy capacity on behalf of the school members. 

Membership

 

Shirley Pearce (Chair)

Lay Member

Susan Liautaud (Vice Chair)

Lay Member

Ali Nikpay (Vice Chair)

Lay Member 

Victor Adebowale

Lay Member

Martin Anthony

Ex-officio Member

Virginia Beardshaw

Lay Member

The Rt Hon the Lord Boateng

Lay Member

Tamara Box

Lay Member

Christine Chow

Lay Member

Rosehanna Chowdhury

Lay Member

Alastair Da Costa

Lay Member

Gillian Day

Lay Member

Zulum Elumogo

Student Member

Tina Fahm

Lay Member

Daniel Finkelstein

Lay Member

Dilly Fung

Ex-officio Member

Lord Gold of Westcliff-on-Sea

Lay Member

Jeffrey Golden

Lay Member

Rony Grushka

Lay Member

Lee Henry

Lay Member

Dick Hibberd

Lay Member

David Higgins

Lay Member

Simon Hix

Ex-officio Member

John Hughes

Lay Member

Nigel Hugill

Lay Member

Johannes Huth

Lay Member

Simona Iammarino

Academic Member

Emily Jackson

Ex-officio Member

Jagdip Jagpal

Lay Member

Margot James MP

Lay Member

Kalika Jayasekera

Lay Member

Donald Kaberuka

Lay Member

Musonda Kapotwe

Lay Member

Mustafa Khanbhai

Lay Member

Ruth Kosmin

Lay Member

Christina Lauren

Student Member

Christian List

Academic Member

Rishi Madlani

Lay Member

Patrick Mears

Lay Member

Akash Mehta

Student Member

Mark Molyneux

Lay Member

Wendi Momen

Lay Member

Roger Mountford

Lay Member

Daleep Mukarji

Lay Member

Paul Myners

Lay Member

Jivan Navani

Student Member

Eric Neumayer

Ex-officio Member

Michael Otsuka

Academic Member

Sarah Pagel

Student Member

Gita Patel

Lay Member

Mike Power

Academic Member

Claudine Provencher

Lay Member

Katherine Rake

Lay Member

Alison Rankin Frost

Lay Member

Terhi Rantanen

Academic Member

Ali Rashidian

Lay Member

Ed Richards

Lay Member

Karina Robinson

Lay Member

Zak Shafi

Student Member

Minouche Shafik

Ex-officio Member

Michael Sheren

Lay Member

Lutfey Siddiqi

Lay Member

Angela Spatharou

Lay Member

Elisabeth Stheeman

Lay Member

Elizabeth Vallance

Lay Member

Alex Voorhoeve

Academic Member

David Webb

Ex-officio Member

Richard Wildman

Lay Member

Meeting Schedule

 November 2019

  • Thursday, 7 November at 17:00 TBC

 April 2020

  • Wednesday 1 April 2020, 17:30 - 19:00

Member Responsibilities

 

  • provide the School with expert advice, support and encouragement at and between meetings of the Court. 
  • provide insight as to how the School is perceived nationally and internationally.
  • provide a network of contacts, information and influence for the School, including in respect of fundraising.
  • draw upon insights and expertise from the diversity of their professional knowledge and interests..   
  • represent and are ambassadors for LSE. 
  • prepare for, attend and contribute to meetings of Court.

LSE Emeritus Governors

 

Ros Altmann

Elisabeth Astall

John Avery Jones CBE

Hugo Banziger

Stephen Barclay

Anthony Battishill

Presiley Baxendale QC

Catherine Bell

Vivina Berla

Suzy Black

Jonathan Black

Cherie Booth

Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone

Clive Callman

Angela Camber

William Cornish

Bronwyn Curtis

Victor Philip Dahdaleh

Roger Davies

Mark Denning

Leslie Dighton

Christine Downton

Alan Elias

Mario Francescotti

Timothy Frost

Neil Gaskell

Patrick Gillam

David Goldstone

James Goudie QC

Lord Grabiner of Aldwych QC

Loyd Grossman

Stelios Haji-Ioannou

Ian Hay Davison

Baroness Howe of Idlicote CBE

Will Hutton

Margaret Hyde OBE

Robin Jacob

Kate Jenkins

Peter Jones CBE

Lord Judd of Portsea

Gauri Kasbekar-Shah

Wol Kolade

Anne Lapping

Spiro Latsis

Martin Lewis

Michael Lickiss

Keith Mackrell

Ashley Mitchell

Anne Page

Michael Peacock OBE

Naomi Perlman

Emmanuel Roman

Evelyn de Rothschild

Lord Saatchi

Bryan Sanderson CBE

Helen Sasson

Barry Sheerman MP

Richard Shepherd

Brian Smith

Harriet Spicer

Cato Stonex

Michael Thomas, CMG QC

Baroness Thornton of Manningham

Sushil Wadhwani CBE

Wendy Weinberg

Mark Weinberg

Robert Worcester KBE DL

As of 1 August 2019

For further information please contact lse.court@lse.ac.uk