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Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is chaired by Alan Rusbridger. It provides strategic oversight of the Institute's activities and reports to the Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations and to the Department's General Purposes Committee.

Chair: Alan Rusbridger, Principal, Lady Margaret Hall

Richard Caplan, Professor of International Relations

Mark Damazer, Master of St Peter’s College

Pip Elphick, Head of Administration and Finance, Dept of Politics and International Relations

Prof. Louise Fawcett, Head of Dept of Politics and International Relations 

Prof. Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies, St Antony’s College, Oxford

Dr David A. L. Levy, Director of the RISJ

Professor Denise Lievesley, CBE, Principal, Green Templeton College

Geert Linnebank, Trustee of the Thomson Reuters Foundation and non-executive director at ITN

Dr Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director of Research, RISJ

John Pullman, Global Head, Video and Pictures, Thomson Reuters

Monique Villa, CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Kate Hanneford-Smith, Institute Administrator, RISJ (Secretary to the Committee)

Meera Selva, Director of Journalism Fellowship Programme, RISJ

Dr Alexandra Borchardt, Director of Strategic Development, RISJ