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) - Dr Mark Allinson 


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


Chair of Research Degrees sub-committees (ex officio) - Professor Max-Stephan Schulze


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, LSE Academic and Professional Development Division 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

AUMF Representative (ex officio) - Louisa Lawrence

AUMF Representative (ex officio) - Andy Wilson

ECT Representative - Professor Bradley Franks

GTA Representative - Vacancy

Deputy Heads of Department Forum representative - Vacancy

Programme Directors Forum representative - Dr Erik Baurdoux

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)

Professor Wouter Den Haan (Group 3)

Dr Kieran Oberman (Group 3)

Dr Mathijs Pelkmans (Group 4)

Dr Timo Fleckenstein (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. 

Maarya Rabbani (Education Officer Students’ Union)

Anaëlle Thoreau (Community and Welfare Officer Students’ Union)

Vaibhav Sharma (Postgraduate Officer Students' Union)

Vacancy (Undergraduate Students' Consultative Forum)

Vacancy  (Undergraduate Students' Consultative Forum)

Vacancy (Taught Postgraduate Students' Consultative Forum)

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)

Vacancy (Director of Recruitment and Admissions)

Tony Payne (DTS Director of Strategy and Architecture)

Schedule of meetings

October 2022

  • Wednesday 19 October  14:00 - 16:00

January 2023

  • Wednesday 25 January at 14:00 - 16:00

March 2023

  • Wednesday 29 March at 14:00 - 16:00

May 2023

  • Wednesday 24 May at 14:00 - 16:00