The Governing Body appointed Dr Humphreys as Interim Chief Executive and Dean of the Institute of Law in Jersey in June 2021.
Dr Humphreys is an experienced Higher Education consultant who has worked in a variety of senior roles across a wide range of institutions in the UK.
These have included interim roles as Director of Strategic Planning and Insight, Registrar, and Strategic Change Consultant, as well as acting as consultant to a number of Vice Chancellors and Deputy Vice Chancellors on specific change projects.
Prior to these roles, Mark held senior permanent roles in both traditional and for-profit universities, including a period as Head of Registry, Planning and Scheduling at the BPP Professional Education Group. Here he gained significant experience of the legal training landscape in England and Wales, including close working with the SRA and BSB. In one of his previous roles at SOAS, University of London, Mark had responsibility for elements of support for courses offered by the University of London External Programme.
Born in Wirral, Mark was educated at Wirral Grammar School for Boys and, subsequently, at the University of Sheffield, where he graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Music. He was then awarded a Masters with Distinction in Music from the University of Manchester, and won an Arts and Humanities Research Board scholarship to study for his D.Phil. at the University of Oxford. Mark is a conductor and singer with a particular interest in opera and music of the baroque period.
Mark is a community trustee of Liverpool John Moores University Students’ Union, a season ticket holder at Tranmere Rovers, and has five children, four cats, two chickens, a retired racing greyhound, and a very patient wife.