July 1st 2021

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St Hugh’s appoints Gareth Prior as Bursar

Gareth Prior joins St Hugh’s from Worcester College, where he has been Finance & Estates Bursar since 2018.

Gareth spent over a decade as a senior finance executive in academic publishing, most recently as Vice President, Strategy and Operations for the New York based publisher Wiley, and has also worked in the charity sector as Finance Director and Company Secretary for the UK’s Waste and Resources Action Programme. Gareth is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Gareth read English at Brasenose College. Outside work, he is a published poet and a trustee of the Poetry Society. He loves cooking, especially Italian food, and is professionally qualified in the wine trade.

Rt Hon Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC FRSE, said “We are delighted to welcome Gareth to St Hugh’s. He joins the College at a very exciting time and his experience of working at Oxford will be invaluable both in terms of the day to day running of the College and major projects planned for the future”.

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