Education Committee


The Academic and Student Affairs Committee (ASC) was renamed as Education Committee in Summer term 2019. Please see the link to past ASC papers or contact the Secretary to Education Committee Thomas Hewlett for further information.

Terms of reference


Vice President and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education) (in the chair) -  Professor Emma McCoy


Chair of Undergraduate Studies and Graduate Studies sub-committees (ex officio) - Professor Emma McCoy


Chair of Student Experience Sub-Committee (ex officio) - Professor Emma McCoy


Chair of TEF Sub-Committee (ex officio) - Professor Emma McCoy


Chair of Research Degrees sub-committees (ex officio) - Professor Joan Roses


Chair of Regulations, Policies and Standards Sub-Committee (ex officio) - Mark Thomson


Chair of the School Board of Examiners (ex officio) - Professor Paul Kelly


Chair of the Graduate School Board of Examiners (ex officio) - Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece


Academic Registrar (ex officio) - Mark Thomson


Dean of the General Course and Global Mobility (ex officio) - Mark Hoffman


Director, Student Learning and Personal Development, and Head of LSE LIFE (ex officio) - Dr Claudine Provencher

Director of LSE Eden Centre (ex officio) - Dr Claire Gordon

Education Strategic Officer (ex officio) - Thomas Watson

Head of Digital Education Futures - Stella Ekebuisi

Director Extended Education Unit (ex officio) - Elizabeth Aitken

AMF Representative (ex officio) - Sam Colegate

AMF Representative (ex officio) - David Meech Mazumdar 

ECT Representative - Professor Dimitra Petropoulou

Deputy Heads of Department Forum representative - Dr Vesselin Dimitrov

Programme Directors Forum representative - Dr Pik Liew

2 elected members from each of the 5 Academic Board constituencies:

Dr Kristóf Madarász (Group 1)

Dr Vincente Cuñat (Group 1)

Professor Robert Wade (Group 2)

Dr Vesselin Dimitrov (Group 2)

Dr Rachel Ngai (Group 3)

Dr Kieran Oberman (Group 3)

Dr Mathijs Pelkmans (Group 4)

Dr Clare Wenham (Group 4)

Dr Niamh Dunne (Group 5)

Professor Sarah Paterson (Group 5)

4 student members, three of whom shall be a sabbatical officers appointed by the Students' Union and one selected from the undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research student constituencies by election. 

James Relf (General Secretary Students’ Union)

Vacancy (Education Officer Students’ Union)

Sarah Onifade (Welfare and Liberation Officer Students’ Union)

Belle Ngan (Undergraduate Officer)

Brian Muchene (Postgraduate Taught Officer)

Mikolaj Szafranski (Postgraduate Research Officer)

Attendees invited to specific meetings considering business relevant to their area of expertise/responsibility.

Martyn Annis (Head of Student Services)

Lizzie Darlington (Director, Careers Service)

Dr Pete Mills (PhD Academy Manager)

Nancy Graham (Head of Academic Services, Library)

Julian Robinson (Director of Estates)

Ian Spencer (Director of Residential Services)

Joanne Hay (Deputy COO)

Imogen Withers (Director of Communications)

Adrian Thomas (Director of Recruitment and Admissions)

Tony Payne (DTS Director of Strategy and Architecture)

Schedule of meetings

October 2023

  • Thursday 19 October at 14:00 - 16:00

January 2024

  • Wednesday 24 January at 14:00 - 16:00

March 2024

  • Thursday 21 March at 14:00 - 16:00

May 2024

  • Wednesday 22 May at 14:00 - 16:00