Owen Francis

Director, Higher Education & Group Inclusion Lead

Alumni Global


Owen leads the Higher Education division at Alumni Global, delivering executive search, diversity and inclusion and consulting services to universities, research institutes, and other education-related organizations across the public and private sectors, nationally and internationally.

He is also the Group Diversity and Inclusion Lead, developing thought leadership, events and consultancy around diversity and inclusion best practice for clients and candidates across a range of sectors and geographies.

Prior to joining Alumni Global in 2017, Owen was a Consultant in the Charities and Social Enterprise Practice of an award-winning medium sized executive search and interim management firm, and before this was a Head of Research for a boutique executive search and interim consultancy practice based in the City, where he supported the Chief Executive in the search and selection of senior individuals in the financial services, technology and healthcare sectors.