University of East London Governors

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University of East London Governors

University of East London Governors

Welcome to the Board of Governors page. Here you can find information about the Board of Governors and its committees, and news about the work that Governors are doing on behalf of UEL.


The University of East London is a higher education corporation as defined under the Education Reform Act 1988. The powers of higher education corporations are defined by that act and include the power to provide higher and further education and to carry out research. The University of East London is an exempt charity under the terms of the Charities Act 2011. Information about its governance is given in the corporate governance statement. The corporate governance statement which is set out in our annual financial statements (page 29) and can be found here.

Independent Governors

Mark Stephens CBE (Chair of the Board)
Mark Hannam (Deputy Chair)
Sunny Crouch OBE

Ian Jenkins
Omar Khan
Lee McGinty
Jon Smith
Anthony Mullee
David Noyce
Paul Samuel

Sarah Davis
Tommy McDonnell
David King
Aniekan Umoren
Janette Withey

University of East London

The University of East London (UEL) is a public university in the London Borough of Newham, London, England, based at three campuses in Stratford and Docklands, following the opening of University Square Stratford in September 2013. The university’s roots can be traced back to 1892 when the West Ham Technical Institute was established. It gained university status in 1992. As of October 2015 it has more than 19,000 students from 120 countries.