Independent Higher Education, UK. Principal of Pearson College London, Roxanne Stockwell has become IHE’s new Chair. Roxanne joined Pearson in 2011 as Managing Director of the Higher Education Awards division, with the aim of helping Pearson set up its own university. Roxanne graduated with a BA and LLB from the University of Sydney and worked as a solicitor in equity and trusts law, before becoming an in-house corporate lawyer in intellectual property. She later completed an MA in Directing at the University of Western Sydney, while managing a theatre company touring plays to students across New South Wales. On moving to the UK she completed an LLM in Intellectual and Cultural Property at University College London and took up a lectureship at BPP University College, where she became subject head for Intellectual Property and Dean of Learning and Teaching. She was then promoted to the board of directors as Chief Innovation Officer with overall responsibility for innovation, learning and teaching.