Chris Newson

Governor. Committee Membership: Resources

Chris is the Chair of The Student Room Group and was previously the CEO until 2020. In 2006 Chris bought the majority share of the company that has developed organically and through acquisition, into The Student Room Group. The company's eponymous flagship is the UK's largest online student community with many millions of monthly users. Chris is a technology business leader and entrepreneur who also has experience in large global organisations, and the education sector. Chris is a Governor and the Deputy Chair of the Resources Committee.