Oxford University Alumni Board

The purpose of the Board is to advise the Alumni Relations Office on its strategic direction, with a goal of increasing and enhancing engagement amongst its global network of alumni.

The Board consists of nineteen members: eight appointed by Council (four of which are appointed following consultation with Conference of Colleges), eight members of the alumni community (four of which are nominated by the Board and four are self-nominated) and three co-opted members. The Chairman of the Board is appointed by the Chancellor. The Deputy Chairman and Treasurer are selected by the Board from amongst their number.

Board members

More information about each person can be found by clicking on their name.

Baroness Shephard of Northwold (Chairman), St Hilda's College

Appointed by Council:
Dr Nigel Bowles
, Director of the Rothermere American Institute
Ms Sheila Forbes CBE, Principal of St Hilda's College
Professor Rana Mitter, Professor of Modern History and Politics of China
Mr Richard Ovenden, Interim Bodley’s Librarian of the Bodleian Libraries

Appointed by Council following consultation with Conference of College:
Dr Hartmut Mayer, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations
Professor Jonathan Michie (Treasurer), Director of the Department for Continuing Education and President of Kellogg College
Professor John Stein FRCP, Professor of Physiology
Professor Tiffany Stern, Professor of Early Modern Drama and Fellow of University College

Nominated by the Board:

Ms Alison Fisher, St Catherine's College
Mr David Lermon, Jesus College
Mr Chris Lowe, Brasenose College
Mr Nicholas Segal (Deputy Chairman), St Peter's College

Self-nominated members:
Dr Aly Kassam-Remtulla, St Cross College and Balliol College
Mrs Jacqueline King, St Peter's College
Dr Jonathan Weiss, St Peter's College
Dr Helen Wright, Lincoln College

Co-opted to the Board:
MrJonathan Black,
Director of Oxford Careers Service
Ms Felicity Burch, Corpus Christi College, President of Oxford10
Ms Christine Taylor, Development Director, Merton College

Honorary Vice-Presidents:
Sultan Ghalib al-Qu'aiti
Lord Asa Briggs
The Rt Hon Lord Butler of Brockwell
Dr Gun Nidhi Dalmia
The Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser
Baroness Jay of Paddington
Sir John Kerr
Sir Colin Lucas
Lord Neill of Bladen
Baroness O’Neill of Bengrave