Mr Muir Sanderson has accepted appointment as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 November 2011. As a member of the Management Board, and reporting to the Rector, he will be responsible for defining and delivering the College’s financial strategy, which includes investment management and fund development. He will also become a member of Council.
Mr Andrew Murphy, who has served as Acting Chief Financial Officer since December 2010 following Dr Martin Knight’s departure from the College, will return to his role as Director of Finance, reporting to Mr Sanderson.
Mr Sanderson will join the College from the management consultancy Booz & Company where he has worked for 17 years and was made a partner in 2001. While there he has worked with clients from a range of industries, notably financial services, the public sector and manufacturers of consumer goods, advising on and supporting the implementation of financial and business strategies. He has held senior leadership roles at Booz & Company including UK Managing Partner from 2007-2010 and he was a member of the team which created Booz & Company from the organisation Booz Allen & Hamilton in 2008.
Mr Muir holds an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining Booz Allen & Hamilton he worked in manufacturing engineering for the international automotive components company T&N PLC.