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David Palfreyman

LLB (Oxford Brookes), MBA (Aston), MA (Oxon), FRSA

David Palfreyman has been the Bursar of New College since 1988. He is the College's nominated Trustee on the Harpur Trust (aka the Bedford Charity), where he serves as the Chair of its Endowment Committee. Similarly, he is a non-executive director of OXIP (the Oxford Investment Partnership), of which New College is a part-owner. David is also the Director of the Oxford Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies (OxCHEPS), which is based at New College, and is the Honorary Treasurer of, and a Trustee of, the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE). David regularly lectures on Higher Education policy, governance, and management, as well as on legal matters relating to the running of universities.