Under the University’s Articles of Association, the Board of Governors comprises no fewer than 11 and no more than 15 members. The membership of the Board consists of:
- the Vice Chancellor, serving ex officio
- the President of the Students’ Union, serving ex officio
- a Staff Governor elected by the staff of the University
- an Academic Governor nominated by the Academic Board
- between seven and 11 Independent Governors (one of whom will be the Chair of the Board of Governors)
The University is required to publish details of the other charity trusteeships held by members of the Board of Governors. Read details of the charity trusteeships that members have declared.
The current members of the Board of Governors
Our Board members
Professor Lynn Dobbs
Professor Lynn Dobbs joined the University as Vice-Chancellor on 8 October 2018. The Vice-Chancellor is an ex-official member of the Board of Governors.
Mr Mark Anderson
Mark Anderson is the Chair of the University’s Board of Governors. Mark is also a member of the Finance and Resources Committee, Governance Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Ms Rolande Anderson
Rolande Anderson was appointed as an Independent Governor in March 2015 and is a member of the Finance and Resources Committee and Chair of the Remuneration Committee.
Mr Tim Cochrane
Tim Cochrane was appointed to London Metropolitan University's Board of Governors in March 2018. Tim is also currently the Chair of the Audit Committee.
Ms Margaret Farragher
Margaret Farragher was appointed to London Metropolitan University's Board of Governors in August 2018. She is a member of the Audit and Governance committee.
Ms Renarta Guy
Renarta Guy was elected as member of the Board of Governors in May 2017. Renarta is currently a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Ms Harini Iyengar
Harini was appointed as an Independent Governor in August 2016 and is a member of the Audit Committee.
Mr Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy has been an Independent Governor since 2014 and is also the Chair of the Finance and Resources Committee. Michael is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.
Ms Cecile Tschirhart
Cecile Tschirhart is the elected Academic Governor and current member of the Finance and Resources Committee.
Dr Shefaly Yogendra
Shefaly Yogendra joined London Metropolitan University’s Board of Governors in August 2017 and is currently Chair of the Governance Committee.
Ms Catherine McCabe
Catherine McCabe was appointed to London Metropolitan University's Board of Governors in August 2018 where she is also a member of the University's Audit Committee.
Ms Tricia Croasdell
Tricia Croasdell was appointed as governor from 1 August 2018. Tricia is also a member of the Finance and Resources Committee.
Ms Rosemary Benson
Rosemary Benson was appointed as a staff governor in October 2018 and is a member of the Board of Governors. She is also currently a member of the Governance Committee.
Diini Muse was elected as the Students’ Union President and Student Governor in November 2018.