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James Hutchinson is School Manager of the Business School. James joins the Business School following five years as Chief Executive to the University of Exeter Students' Guild responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the organisation. Since joining in June 2008 James has taken the Guild from strength to strength with record levels of student engagements and a host of awards including the NUS Higher Education Students’ Union of the Year Award establishing it as one of the leading students' unions in the UK.
Prior to joining Exeter James spent 6 years at Goldsmiths Students' Union, University of London, becoming Chief Executive in 2006.
James also serves as a trustee and non-executive director to EDP Drug and Alcohol Services, a charity based in the South West committed to reducing the harm caused by substance misuse and social exclusion through work with individuals, families and communities. He has recently retired as non-Executive Director of NUS Services Ltd, a national purchasing consortium for students’ unions throughout the UK.