As College Principal, Professor Rob Lynes has overall responsibility for all college matters.He is responsible for the direction, leadership and development of the College. He represents the College at Colleges' Board and is a member of University Senate.
A true global leader, Professor Rob Lynes has lived and worked all over the world, holding senior leadership roles in the British Council and international educational organisations.
Mrs Louise Gildersleeve LLB (ELS) LPC – Vice-Principal
Lou is responsible for Stephenson’s wider student experience programme. She assists the Principal with the strategic development of the College, and the Assistant-Principal with student support, wellbeing and discipline. A Durham graduate, Lou joined the College after a career in the Royal Air Force.
Miss Jane Dove, BA (Hons) - Assistant Senior Tutor
Jane’s primary role is to support all students with issues relating to welfare, personal, financial, academic and any other matters affecting student lives whilst at Stephenson. Jane joined the College in October 2009 and is a Durham Business School graduate.
Josh is the elected representative of our JCR, the undergraduate student body. He manages the Exec and Non-Exec supporting with the organisation of social and academic activities. He assists with the running of our sports and societies and helps with student welfare. He lives in college and the JCR office is based in Stephenson Central.
Harriet is the representative of our postgraduate and mature student body; she organises a range of events and activities for our MCR community. Harriet joined the college in 2015 and completed her undergraduate teacher training and Masters degrees while at Stephenson.