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Senior People at City

The Lord Mayor of London - Rector of City, University of London

Lord Mayor of London 2015 to 2016 Alderman The Lord MountevansAlderman Dr Andrew Parmley became the 689th Lord Mayor of the City of London and Rector of City, University of London on Friday 11th November 2016.

Read more about our Rector

Chair of Council - Mr Rob Woodward

Mr Woodward is the Chair of Council and leads its members to meet their collective responsibilities and fulfil their role as Charity trustees.

Read more about Rob Woodward and other Council members


Council is the governing body of City, University of London. 

Council is ultimately responsible for the affairs of City.  Council's role is to determine the City's mission and ensure it meets its objectives for education, research and enterprise.

The Rector, Chair of the Council, Deputy Chair of Council, President, independent members and members drawn from staff and students sit on Council.

Read the biographies of Council Members

President - Professor Sir Paul Curran

The President is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership and management of City and the leadership of its academic and professional staff.

Find out more about President Professor Sir Paul Curran

Executive Team

The Executive Team assists the President in the strategic and operational leadership and management of City.

Find out more about the Executive Team

Dr William Jordan - College Secretary

nullDr William Jordan became College Secretary in September 2015. His role is to administer and support the Council and its Committees and he reports to the Chair of Council.

Find out more about William Jordan and the City's Governance Team

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Northampton Square

London EC1V 0HB

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City, University of London is an independent member institution of the University of London. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University of London consists of 18 independent member institutions with outstanding global reputations and several prestigious central academic bodies and activities.