Professor Roger Mumby-Croft has been appointed as the academic consultant to Magna Carta College Oxford.
Professor Mumby-Croft has significant experience in the UK and internationally in the management of higher Education institutions. He was Deputy Dean of Oxford Brookes University Business School from 2002 to 2007 and was also founder of its innovative O’Regan Centre. He moved to Warwick University Business School to set up the Warwick enterprise Hub before moving to the lord Ashcroft International Business School in Cambridge in 2011 to become the Inaugural Ashcroft Professor of International Management Practice, leaving in March 2013 to set up his own consultancy company, Oxford Business Education. Roger is a Board member of the EFMD Enterprise Network, Chair of the Idle Motion Theatre Company and a non-executive director of a number of companies. He is a published researcher in the areas of Business History, Enterprise Education and Marketing.
As a founding member of New Diorama Theatre, based just off Regent’s Park, David's programme has been awarded two Peter Brook Awards; the first for “establishing a central London home for ensemble theatre” and the second for its support of young NDT associate theatre company, The Faction. The small theatre is currently in it's third successful year having welcomed over 50,000 audience members.
Sally Gaminara is Publishing Director of Bantam Press, one of the key publishing imprints within Transworld Publishers, part of the Random House Publishing Group. Transworld is home to some of the UK’s most successful authors such as Kate Atkinson, Dan Brown, Bill Bryson, Lee Child, Jilly Cooper, Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking, Sophie Kinsella, Terry Pratchett, Robert Winston and many more. She started her professional career at Penguin Books where she worked for over 10 years and has now been in the publishing industry for over 30, working primarily in the creative area of editorial commissioning across a wide range of authors. She has witnessed enormous change within the publishing world during that time, none more so than the rapidly evolving digital world of today. She sees creativity, innovation and a willingness to adapt and move with the times as key ingredients to success for anyone involved with the creative arts, all stand-out characteristics of Idle Motion.
Emma Sullivan is Strategic Planning Manager at Chatham House, the Royal Institute for International Affairs. Emma is responsible for devising and programming the annual series of public members meetings held at Chatham House. Recent speakers she was hosted at Chatham House include NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen; British Foreign Secretary William Hague; Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and China’s Premier Li Keqiang.
Emma also leads on the annual Chatham House Prize which has been awarded to Hillary Clinton and Aung San Suu Kyi in recent years.
Prior to joining Chatham House, Emma was Director of External Relations at YouGov plc where she worked closely with the Group Chief Executive. Whilst at YouGov, Emma was responsible for managing all external partnerships and was integral to launching the academic partnership with Cambridge University.