Head of House

The Principal is elected by St Anne’s Governing Body and chairs its meetings and its executive sub-committees.

The Principal represents the College and is responsible for the strategic leadership of the College, guiding its academic strategy, its financial planning and cultivating its wider cultural and intellectual life and ethos. The Principal takes a close interest in the student body, meeting with all students individually and together in the course of each academic year. S/he also leads the College on matters of Development, fundraising and alumnae relations.

Whilst recruitment for a new Principal takes place following Tim Gardam's departure on 31 August 2016, Robert Chard is Acting Principal and Martin Speight, Acting Vice-Principal. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch via the Principal's PA, Debs Walker (deborah.walker@st-annes.ox.ac.uk).