The Student Room, UK. Marcus Palmer, previous acting managing director of The Student Room has been appointed the company’s CEO. Well known for its strong student first’ methodology, The Student Room offers peer-to-peer support and bias-free expert advice to the 75% of UK students who visit. Attracting up to 10 million monthly users, the online student community site has played a valuable role in helping students navigate their way through the last 6 months of educational uncertainty, where government decisions – particularly those made around exam cancellations and grading – have had a direct impact on their lives. Chairman Chris Newson said, “Having been at TSR for over six years since his KPMG years, Marcus is an extremely strong leader, who knows the business inside out and has a real thirst for renewal. Stand by for a period of exciting change!”