This is a list of current heads of houses of colleges, permanent private halls, and recognised independent centres of the University of Oxford.


College Title Head of House Since
All Souls Warden Sir John Vickers 2008
Balliol Master Dame Helen Ghosh 2018
Brasenose Principal John Bowers 2015
Christ Church Dean Sarah Foot 2023
Corpus Christi President Helen Moore 2018
Exeter Rector Sir Rick Trainor 2014
Green Templeton Principal Sir Michael Dixon 2020
Harris Manchester Principal The Very Rev Jane Shaw 2018
Hertford Principal Tom Fletcher 2020
Jesus College Principal Sir Nigel Shadbolt 2015
Keble Warden Sir Michael Jacobs 2022
Kellogg President Jonathan Michie 2007
Lady Margaret Hall Principal Stephen Blyth 2022
Linacre Principal Nick Brown 2010
Lincoln Rector Henry Woudhuysen 2012
Magdalen President Dinah Rose 2020
Mansfield Principal Helen Mountfield 2018
Merton Warden Jennifer Payne 2023
New College Warden Miles Young 2016
Nuffield Warden Sir Andrew Dilnot 2012
Oriel Provost The Lord Mendoza 2018
Pembroke Master Sir Ernest Ryder 2020
Queen's Provost Claire Craig 2019
Reuben (formerly Parks College) President Lionel Tarassenko 2019
St Anne's Principal Helen King 2017
St Antony's Warden Roger Goodman 2017
St Catherine's Master Kersti Börjars 2020
St Cross Master Kate Mavor 2023
St Edmund Hall Principal The Baroness Willis of Summertown 2018
St Hilda's Principal Sarah Springman 2021
St Hugh's Principal Lady Elish Angiolini 2012
St John's President The Baroness Black of Strome 2022
St Peter's Master Judith Buchanan 2019
Somerville Principal The Baroness Royall of Blaisdon 2017
Trinity President Dame Hilary Boulding 2017
University Master The Baroness Amos 2020
Wadham Warden Robert Hannigan 2021
Wolfson President Sir Tim Hitchens 2018
Worcester Provost David Isaac 2021

Permanent private halls

Hall Title Head of House Since
Blackfriars Regent The Very Revd John O’Connor 2020
Campion Hall Master The Revd Nicholas Austin 2018
Regent's Park College Principal Sir Malcolm Evans 2023
Wycliffe Hall Principal The Revd Michael Lloyd 2013

Recognised Independent Centres

Centre Title Head Since
The Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies Academic Director Richard Gombrich 2004
The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Director Bassam Fattouh 2014
The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies President Judith Olszowy-Schlanger 2018
The Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies Director Shaunaka Rishi Das 1997
The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Director Farhan Nizami 1985


Body Title Head Since
Maison française d'Oxford Director Pascal Marty 2020
Ripon College Cuddesdon Principal The Rt Revd Humphrey Southern 2015
St Stephen's House Principal The Revd Canon Robin Ward 2006
Rhodes House Warden Elizabeth Kiss 2018