Dr Stelios Platis to join The University of Law as Chief Executive and Managing Director

25 April 2016

The University of Law is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Stelios Platis into the role of Chief Executive and Managing Director of The University of Law. Reporting into the Chairman of the Board, the Rt Hon David Blunkett, Stelios will take up the post on 1st May and will lead the Executive team.

Stelios has outstanding academic pedigree gaining his PhD at the Faculty of Economics and Politics of the University of Cambridge and has taught at a number of academic institutions. He founded and directed up until 2015, the internationally-awarded regulatory consulting and executive education firm, MAP S.Platis, and has been the chairman of the European Institute of Management and Finance, as well as advisor to a number of organisations and institutions.

David Johnston will be leaving the organisation effective 1st June when he will have completed his handover to Dr Platis.  David will however continue to support Dr Platis on an advisory basis. The University of Law would like to take this opportunity to thank David for his outstanding service to the university both as COO and more recently as CEO.

On the announcement, Rt Hon David Blunkett, Chairman of ULaw, commented: “I am very pleased that Dr Platis has agreed to lead the management team at ULaw. His experience will provide critical impetus to the continued growth of the business and I very much look forward to working alongside him”.

Dr Platis explains: “This is a fascinating position and I am very excited to undertake it. I am looking forward to working closely with the management team and to contributing to the critical role the University plays in the UK landscape and beyond”.

For further information please contact:
Sarah Evans-Toyne/Chiara Barreca/ Alba Redondo/ Danae Quek 
Telephone: 020 3697 4200

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