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  • Leads the School Professional Services team, ensuring strategic and operational support for the students and staff of Security Studies
  • Leads the harmonization and development of systems, processes, and procedures across the departments and programmes in the School
  • Manages School resources in partnership with the Head of School
  • Works closely with Heads of Department, and takes part in departmental Senior Leadership Teams
  • Creates an inclusive culture and ethos across the School


Ralph has worked in Professional Services at King’s since 2002, initially alongside an academic career in English Literature and Chinese Studies, but exclusively in School-level management roles since 2016. He is working with Security Studies as HoSA (Operations) until August 2020 as a secondment from his substantive role of School Business Manager in the School of Global Affairs. His main activities outside of work include bringing up two teenage sons, cooking, and collecting and playing musical instruments.