Sharon Page  

Ms. Sharon Page


  • Building: E
  • Employee type: Full-time
  • Bio:

    Sharon Page is a senior leader and manager with over 20 years Board-level experience in British Higher Education, central government administration and the arts and museum sectors.

    She began her career as a lawyer, spending 10 years specialising in commercial property and company/commercial law in the UK working in both the public and private sectors.

    In 1997 Ms Page joined the Tate Gallery in London as Head of Legal and Secretary to the Board of Trustees and set up and ran the first in-house legal department in a UK museum.  She was closely involved in a range of complex and high-profile matters including the creation of the internationally renowned Tate Modern gallery in London.

    She joined the university sector in 2002 as College Secretary at Goldsmiths College, University of London where she was responsible for all student and academic services, marketing and communications, commercial services, the library and IT services and legal and governance advice and support.  She was then appointed  Registrar and Secretary at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London in 2006 where she was responsible for all student, academic and research services, the library and IT services, all corporate services (including finance, human resources and estates and facilities management) and governance, legal and compliance advice and support .

    In 2009 Ms Page set up her own business, Sharon Page Associates, providing high-level management consultancy advice to a range of UK-based universities.  Her clients included Kings College London, the University of Sussex, the University of Birmingham and City University, University of London.

    Sharon has a First Class Honours Degree from the Open University in Art History and Cultural Studies. She is also a graduate of the Leadership Foundation’s Top Management Programme, a leadership training programme aimed at senior leaders in UK higher education.