Council and Main Committees

  • Thursday 16 November 2017
  • NO. 5186
  • VOL. 148

Council of the University

Nomination of an external member of Council

Under regulation 9.3 of Congregation Regulations 2 of 2002, the nomination below shall be deemed to be approved unless not later than 4pm on 16 November the Registrar has received from not fewer than 20 members of Congregation a written request for a postal ballot to be taken in respect of that nomination.

Approval of the nomination of Charles Harman as an external member of Council

The nomination by Council, under the provisions of section 4 (7)–(10) of Statute VI, of Charles Harman as an external member of Council, to fill the vacancy left by Jayne Almond, is submitted for approval. The appointment would be from Michaelmas term 2017 until Hilary term 2020 in the first instance.

Notes on the nominated external member of Council

Charles Harman has over 30 years' experience in a variety of commercial and banking roles. He graduated in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Magdalen, 1984) and joined Credit Suisse First Boston as a graduate recruit, where he was appointed as Managing Director in 1993. Following this he worked in other investment banking roles, particularly focusing on emerging markets.

He joined Cazenove in 2001 as Managing Director, advising a range of FTSE 100 companies, and, following the acquisition of the firm by JP Morgan, was made Head of UK Investment Banking at JP Morgan. In 2011 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of BXR Partners, an emerging markets investment group, where he was responsible for successfully realigning the firm's investment business across several new sectors and geographical regions, including Africa and South America.

In 2015 he returned to JP Morgan as Vice-Chairman and has responsibility for some of the firm's largest clients from the UK and South Africa.

Charles is also a business ambassador and Chair of the London Leadership Team of United Purpose, an international development charity, and Chair of Peters, Fraser & Dunlop, a UK-based literary agency and publisher.

Council of the University

Register of Congregation

The Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:

Ahmed, B, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Aye, C Y L, St John's

Chiribella, G, St Hilda's

Mack, J S B, Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Murawski, A S, Worcester

Prillaman, S A, Nuffield

Prout, D, Wadham

Smith, L D, Lincoln

Taddeo, M, Oxford Internet Institute 

Divisional and Faculty Boards

For changes in regulations for examinations see 'Examinations and Boards' below.