Royal Holloway promotes 17 new professors in annual review

Academics from the Information Security Group and the School of Management are among the newly promoted professors
Founders Building, Royal Holloway University of London
The Founder's Building, Royal Holloway, University of London
It is through our academic staff, and their support colleagues, that we are able to make a positive impact on the wider world

Royal Holloway, University of London has created 17 new professors in its latest round of academic promotions.

The College has also promoted 17 academic staff to the position of reader and a further 16 to the position of senior lecturer.

Among the new professors are Kostas Markantonakis and Lizzie Coles-Kemp from the Information Security Group, which leads on our MSc Information Security programme, and Alan Bradshaw from the School of Management, which leads on our BSc Business Administration programme.

The College says that academic promotions are made "in recognition of achievements in research, teaching, external engagement and other contributions to the College or wider society".

Royal Holloway Principal, Professor Paul Layzell, described the staff as the College’s greatest asset.

"It is through our academic staff, and their support colleagues, that we are able to make a positive impact on the wider world, through pioneering research and inspiring teaching", he said.

"Congratulations to all those who have been promoted this year and thanks for their enormous contribution to Royal Holloway’s mission."

Established in 1886, Royal Holloway currently employs 1,576 established staff in academic, administrative and supporting roles.