Governance and management
Richard is the 25th Bodley's Librarian to hold office.
Dr Lindsay Rudge is the interim Chief Operating Officer of the Bodleian Libraries. She has held a number of management roles at the University of Oxford in both the Humanities and Social Sciences Divisions, and most recently has held the post of Head of Education Policy and Planning in SSD. Lindsay has a doctorate in early medieval history from the University of St Andrews.
Laura How joined the University in January 2008, initially as the Bodleian Libraries' Accountant. In August 2010 she became Head of Administration and Finance and since 2017 has been Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to Oxford, her role was as a Management Accountant for the Open University, where she produced the year-end financial statements and looked after the finances of one of the University departments.
Amy Warner May joined the University at the start of 2018, when she became the Associate Director of Scholarly Resources. In late 2019, Amy was responsible for the restructuring of Scholarly Resources to enable it to provide enhanced support for Open Access and Open Scholarship, Research Data Management and Digital Collections, as well as to ensure Scholarly Resources will be better placed to respond to and help lead future changes within these areas.
Before Amy joined the University, she was the Associate Director of eStrategy and Technical Services in the Library at Royal Holloway, University of London and previously worked at the National Archives at Kew.
Antony Brewerton became the Associate Director for Academic Library Services and Keeper of Collections in March 2022.
Antony’s most recent previous role was as Head of Academic Services in the Library at the University of Warwick. Before this he held posts at Oxford Brookes University and the University of Reading. He has also undertaken professional roles for RLUK, SCONUL and CILIP.