Bradfield College appoints a new Chief Operating Officer 16 Oct 2018

Owen Adams OBE has been appointed Bradfield’s Chief Operating Officer. Currently Pro Vice Chancellor Colleges and Student Experience at Durham University, Owen is a graduate of King’s College London and has an MSc in Leadership and Management from the University of Portsmouth.

Owen is an experienced COO and educational leader, having been Commander of the Royal School of Artillery and Executive Director of the United Kingdom Defence Academy, as well as Programme Director of the British Army’s Strategic Human Resource Board amongst other senior roles over the course of a distinguished military career.

Charismatic and dynamic, Owen understands and embraces the ethos and values of Bradfield College and will bring purpose, strategic vision and perspective to the role of COO. He stood out as the favourite candidate in an exceptional field and the members of Council and Bradfield staff he met during the interview process are confident that he is the right person to help lead Bradfield through the next stage of its development.

Owen will be taking up the role in Spring 2019.

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