Feb 11 2020

The College is pleased to announce two new appointments to our Executive. Helen-Ellis Jones has been appointed as Director of Human Resources, and Mary White has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer. 

Director of Human Resources

Helen Ellis-Jones is currently Deputy Director of HR at Oxford Brookes University, with a specific remit for HR operations, business partnering, reward and recognition, industrial relations, policy, systems and data and equality, diversity and inclusion.

Helen has extensive experience of HR leadership, both within and outside Higher Education, leading operational teams, supporting the delivery of organisational and cultural change and managing employee relations and engagement. Helen will join Royal Holloway on 25 March 2020.

Chief Financial Officer

Mary White is currently Director of Finance – Operations at the University of Southampton. In her role, Mary is responsible for financial systems and controls and the operations of Financial Accounts, Income, Procurement & Payments, Payroll & Pensions, Financial Systems, Professional Services Finance, Tax, Insurance and the Business Improvements team.

Mary is a qualified Accountant with a Masters in Business Administration and substantial financial and managerial experience at a strategic level. Mary will join Royal Holloway on Monday 20 April.