Adrian Thomas

Currently the Director of Global Recruitment at Oxford Brookes University, Adrian is a specialist in international student recruitment and marketing transformation in the higher education sector. 

Adrian has over 10 years’ experience of leading marketing and student recruitment teams in both public and private sector organisations, having previously worked for Navitas, Royal Holloway, Lancaster University and the Embassy of Japan. In his current role at Oxford Brookes, Adrian is responsible for driving the University's international strategy and increasing the global visibility of the institution.

Through his roles in higher education Adrian has worked in over 20 countries, and has also undertaken extended voluntary projects in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania for the charity Tackle Africa. He is originally from Watchet in Somerset and spent several years living in Aruba and Japan.

Adrian joined the University Board of Governors in June 2019.  

Adrian Thomas

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