Our Governance

Find out more about our governance
Find out more about our governance

Constituion and Schedules



The following will be added shortly:


The following will be added shortly:



Minutes prior to the 20/21 academic year as available upon request.



As a Charity SOAS SU is governed by a group of trustees who have the overall responsibility for the SU. The Board has twelve trustees and must have a majority student representation. The four elected officers are Trustees, there are four Student Trustees and four External Trustees. The External Trustees are independent professionals appointed for their skills, experience and knowledge. The Board provides guidance and oversight and they have specific responsibility for the governance, financial and strategic management of the SU.

Sabbatical Trustees

Reem Walid (Chair)

Maryam Choudhary

Jamal Akram

Sushant Singh

Student Trustees

Hamzah Vargas

Amaan Hayder Chowdhury 

Open Place - Vacant

Research Students Association Place - Awaiting nomination from the RSA

External Trustees

Illy Jaffar

Pamela Bell-Ashe

Tricia O'Neill

Dan Doyle



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