Views & News

EDT announces their new Chief Executive

Tuesday 18, Jul 2017

Julie Feest from Tech Partnership will be joining EDT to lead its UK-wide STEM experiences for young people.

Celebrating five years of success at QVC

Monday 3, Jul 2017

We love to stay close to people we've helped place, since it gives us joy to see them make a lasting impact. Today we wanted to celebrate the work anniversary of a placement from five years ago.

The Peninsula Chicago welcomes a new Executive Chef

Wednesday 28, Jun 2017

Executive Chef Toni Robertson has joined The Peninsula Chicago from the Mandarin Oriental in Singapore.

FSD Uganda recruits new Executive Director

Thursday 15, Jun 2017

Jacqueline Muna Musiitwa joins FSD Uganda to drive financial inclusion agendas across Uganda.

Katie McKenna has been appointed as the new Director of Fundraising at MiracleFeet

Sunday 11, Jun 2017

MiracleFeet is a fast-growing, innovative international development charity based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and is specifically dedicated to treating children with clubfoot in low income countries across the world.

UCC hires ambitious new Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Monday 5, Jun 2017

Rob Donelson of Wilfrid Laurier University has been appointed as Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations at University College Cork in Ireland after an extensive, global search.

University of Essex appoint new Faculty Manager for Social Sciences

Thursday 25, May 2017

Emma Stock has been appointed to lead professional services within the University of Essex's Faculty of Social Sciences.

University of Essex makes key academic appointment to Journalism discipline

Tuesday 9, May 2017

The University of Essex have appointed Dr Emma Briant to their new and growing Journalism discipline area.

Anne Danks joins Christian Aid as new Head of Region, Westside

Monday 8, May 2017

The Christian organisation works globally to eradicate poverty through partnerships with churches, volunteers, and local communities. The Head of Region, Westside will help to maximise fundraising and advocacy with these supporters.

Dr Leif Stenberg from Lund University appointed to lead the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations

Friday 28, Apr 2017

The Aga Khan University has appointed Dr Leif Stenberg to lead its Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations.

University College Cork makes two senior appointments

Tuesday 25, Apr 2017

UCC has appointed two new Heads for their Colleges of Medicine & Health and Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

UCL Institute of Education appoints new Pro-Director (Operations)

Sunday 23, Apr 2017

Following a broad search spanning multiple sectors, the UCL Institute of Education has appointed Daniel Sinclair to the position of Pro-Director (Operations)

Luxury New York hotel, The Carlyle, appoints new Room Service Manager

Tuesday 28, Mar 2017

Jose Moscoso joins this legendry hotel, situated on the Upper East Side, to oversee its extensive room service operation.

Iconic luxury British store Liberty appoints a new Head of Brand Partnerships

Monday 20, Mar 2017

The resurgent Liberty continues its impressive change programme, recruiting key talent to work collaboratively with the industry's most iconic and exciting brands.

EDT hires new Scotland Director

Wednesday 15, Mar 2017

Helen Anderson of WaterAid joins EDT to lead its STEM enrichment programmes across Scotland.

John Bell & Croyden named Realys New Store of the Year

Friday 10, Mar 2017

Society handled the appointment of Robin Winfield as John Bell & Croyden's Operations Director (their equivalent to a General Manager) in 2013. Last night the store picked up one of the most coveted prizes at the Retail Week Awards.

The Peninsula Hong Kong appoints Carrie Feldman as Director of Marketing

Thursday 9, Mar 2017

Carrie Feldman joins the hotel from her role as Senior Director, Digital Strategy and Solutions at Ralph Lauren, in New York City.

EDT hires exciting new Head of Industry Engagement

Monday 27, Feb 2017

Nicola Palmer will join EDT with responsibility for developing a UK-wide strategy for business development, focusing particularly on growing EDT's corporate partnerships.

Dr Danni Novakovic joins the University of Bedfordshire to head up the Department of Computer Science and Technology

Tuesday 21, Feb 2017

The University of Bedfordshire has appointed Dr Danni Novakovic as Head of the Department of Computer Science and Technology. Danni joins them from the University of West London, where she was Head of Computing within the School of Computing and Engineeri

NEOMA Business School hires Leila Murat to the exciting new role of MBA Programmes Business Unit Director

Monday 20, Feb 2017

Leila Murat, from INSEAD, has joined NEOMA Business School in the newly created MBA Programmes Business Unit Director role to lead the commercial development of the MBA portfolio.

The Peninsula Hotels appoints Carson Glover as Director of Global Communications

Tuesday 31, Jan 2017

Society's Hospitality and Leisure team are delighted to announce a new global placement.

University of Surrey make key appointment in growing Employability team

Thursday 26, Jan 2017

Frances Gow has been appointed by the University of Surrey to the crucial position of Deputy Director of Employability and Careers.

FSD Kenya makes important Results Specialist appointment

Monday 23, Jan 2017

This new position will allow the organisation to more effectively measure the impact of its work, supporting financial inclusion in Kenya.

NLCS Jeju appoints innovative new Head of Admissions

Tuesday 3, Jan 2017

Dylan Yeom will join NLCS Jeju bringing her commercial expertise to create a new, more personal admissions experience for prospective parents and students.

Britain's leading adult education college makes a key senior hire

Friday 25, Nov 2016

Phil Chamberlain from Youth Sport Trust will be joining City Lit in the New Year as their Executive Director for External Engagement. This is an exciting new post that breaks fresh ground in the Further Education sector.

Nuffield Foundation appoints new Programme Head

Tuesday 22, Nov 2016

Society is thrilled to announce Imogen Parker's appointment with the Nuffield Foundation as Programme Head, Public Administration and Law.

Society hosts a networking lunch with a difference... in the heart of Brixton Prison

Monday 21, Nov 2016

On Friday 11th November, we took a group of senior professionals from the Hospitality and Leisure sector for lunch at 'The Clink' - a restaurant inside the walls of HM Prison Brixton.

Liberty appoints new Head of Brand Development

Monday 14, Nov 2016

Society has had the pleasure of assisting Liberty of London in the appointment of Zoe Geary to the newly created Head of Brand Development position. Zoe previously worked for Reiss, Pele Sports, and Pringle.

Society hosts exclusive luxury retail event at the top of Tower Bridge

Monday 7, Nov 2016

On Thursday 20th October, Paul and Tom of our Retail and Consumer Goods team hosted a thought leadership event in the North Tower Lounge of London's iconic Tower Bridge, accompanied by leading brand professionals from the luxury retail sector.

The Society Foundation has announced the details of its grants for 2016

Monday 7, Nov 2016

The Society Foundation is an independent charity that we helped to set up in 2014. We fund it with an annual donation, equal to at least 10% of our profits.

Cambridge Education Group makes a creative appointment to an innovative new senior role

Tuesday 1, Nov 2016

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Anna Coakley as Director of Operational Quality for CATS Colleges and CSVPA within Cambridge Education Group.

Sheffield Hallam University appoints Karen Sage from UWE as Professor of Allied Health Professions

Thursday 20, Oct 2016

Professor Karen Sage has joined Sheffield Hallam University as Professor of Allied Health Professions in the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

Who did The Society Foundation help to support last year?

Monday 17, Oct 2016

Each year, Society gives at least 10% of its profits to 'The Society Foundation'. This money is then given out in the form of grants. Five organisations received funding from the Foundation last year.

Sheffield Hallam University makes crucial new Professorial appointment in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Monday 17, Oct 2016

Professor Laura Serrant has been appointed to a Professorship in Nursing within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing at Sheffield Hallam University.

Liberty of London appoints an entrepreneurial Head of Brand Partnerships to their Liberty Fabrics business

Friday 14, Oct 2016

Society is delighted to announce that Jalil Rahman, previously of Vertu, has been appointed as Head of Brand Partnerships for Liberty Fabrics. A creative and successful entrepreneur, Jalil also owns Augustus Pili, a luxury men's footwear brand.

New Academic Director for leading global group of schools

Wednesday 12, Oct 2016

We are excited to announce that, after a global search by Society, Dr Graham Ranger from CIS has been appointed Academic Director for the Aga Khan Academies.

The Peninsula Hotels appoints new Regional Sales Director in North America

Monday 10, Oct 2016

We are delighted to announce that Jonathan Kinderman will be joining The Peninsula Hotels as Regional Director of Sales, Midwest and Canada.

The Peninsula Tokyo appoints Joseph Lee as their new Executive Assistant Manager for F&B

Monday 19, Sep 2016

We are delighted to announce the appointment for Joseph Lee as The Peninsula Tokyo's new Executive Assistant Manager for Food and Beverage (F&B).

Chief Operating Officer joins dynamic London students' union partnership

Friday 16, Sep 2016

LSE Students' Union and SUARTS hire Jaine Fitzpatrick as COO to lead operations and commercial strategy across their students' unions.

Society Foundation publishes its Annual Report for 2015

Thursday 15, Sep 2016

As part of its commitment to transparency, the Society Foundation has published its Annual Report for last year, containing full details of its governance arrangements and grant giving activities.

Dr Diana Pauna to lead the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Central Asia

Thursday 15, Sep 2016

Dr Diana Pauna, Pro-Rector at the Stockhol School of Economics, has been appointed as the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Central Asia.

Paul Coleman announced as University Librarian at the University of Central Asia

Thursday 15, Sep 2016

Paul Coleman is to take up the post of University Librarian at the University of Central Asia.

University of Surrey appoint Athena SWAN champion to be their new Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Wednesday 14, Sep 2016

Society recently assisted the University of Surrey on the appointment of Professor Abigail Bristow as their new Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Dr David Arthur joins Aga Khan University as Dean of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan

Tuesday 13, Sep 2016

Dr Arthur brings 37 years of rich international experience in nursing education, practice and research from health care institutions and universities.

The Peninsula Hong Kong appoints David Hajjar as Restaurant Manager

Tuesday 30, Aug 2016

David has over six years experience working in managerial roles within the Food and Beverage departments of luxury hotels across the UAE and USA, at brands such as Shangri-La, Fairmont and Ritz Carlton.

Oxford and Cambridge Club appoint Tim Wanless as Head Chef

Wednesday 24, Aug 2016

The Oxford and Cambridge Club has been welcoming members drawn exclusively from the alumni and senior staff of both universities for almost 200 years.

The Peninsula Hotels appoints Matt Dray as Director of eCommerce and Digital Marketing

Wednesday 24, Aug 2016

The Peninsula Hotels group has a unique identity among the world's leading hotels. Established in 1928, they now operate prestigious luxury properties in ten major cities.

Major US-based charity appoints a new Head of People and Culture

Monday 22, Aug 2016

Society is thrilled to announce Jaclyn Mack's appointment as Head of People and Culture at charity: water.


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