Chair of Governors, Jonathan Drori CBE, has announced the appointment of six new governors to Ravensbourne’s governing body.
A leading London higher education institution innovating in digital media and design, Ravensbourne has a very strong reputation in the creative industries and produces highly employable graduates. It launched a recruitment campaign at the end of 2013 to attract new governors to help oversee the institution’s strategic vision, each of whom are outstanding leaders in the digital creative industries and related fields.
Ravensbourne’s six new governors are:
- Karen Brown, Chair of Oxfam
- Laura Gander-Howe, National Director, Children and Young People and Learning, Arts Council England
- Ruth Keattch, Chief Investment Officer, Artemis Investment Management
- Jonathan Kingsbury, Director, Creative Economy Programmes, Nesta
- Marta Phillips OBE, former Chief Executive of the Pensions Advisory Service and Chartered Accountant
- David Worthington, Design Commission, Chair of London Transport Museum Trading Board
Governors are responsible for approving the mission and strategic vision of Ravensbourne and for safeguarding its character and values. They are appointed for an initial term of 3 years. All new appointments are effective from 1st March 2014.
Jonathan Drori said: “The fantastic response to our call for new Governors demonstrates to me just how highly Ravensbourne is regarded. In order to strengthen our already excellent Board we have appointed six extraordinary people. They'll bring deep experience in technology-based creative businesses, design, media, investment, compliance and the skills required by the creative sector.
“At Ravensbourne, we're proud not only of our academic innovation and our close ties to industry but also of the values we try to instill in our students, of pushing boundaries while acting with the utmost integrity. All our Governors embody these values.”
Meet the full Board of Governors