1. (1) In the light of the munificent benefaction of £20m by Mr Wafic Rida Saïd (‘the Benefactor’) for the University’s School of Management Studies, the school shall be named the Saïd Business School.
(2) The school shall promote study and research within the field of Management Studies.
2. The academic direction and day-to-day management of the school shall be entirely and exclusively the responsibility of the University.
3. (1) The office of Dean of the School, who shall be called the Peter Moores Dean, shall be held for a period of five years, or such other period as Council may determine from time to time, and may be renewed for such periods thereafter.
(2) The appointment of the Dean shall be made by Council, on the recommendation of the Social Sciences Board, with the approval of the Saïd Business School Foundation, such approval not to be unreasonably withheld.
4. (1) There shall be a School Board consisting of:
(a) a representative of the University appointed by the Vice-Chancellor;
(b) a representative of the Social Sciences Division appointed by the Head of the Social Sciences Division;
(c) the Chair of the Saïd Business School Global Leadership Council;
(d)−(g)up to four members of the Saïd Business School executive, to include the Peter Moores Dean (or the Head of Department, where appointed in lieu of the Peter Moores Dean);
(h)–(i) two members appointed by the Head of the Social Sciences Division, following consultation with the Chair of the Saïd Business School Global Leadership Council, as representatives of the business and SBS alumni communities;
(j) a person appointed by the Benefactor or his successor in title;
(k)–(m) three members elected by the Faculty Forum from among its members.
(2) The first chair shall be appointed for an initial period of two years from amongst the members of the board by the Head of the Social Sciences Division, upon the recommendation of the board following its inaugural meeting. Thereafter, the board shall elect its own chair for a period of three years. In no case shall the chair be the Peter Moores Dean.
(3) The period of office for appointed and elected members shall be three years. Appointed and elected members may be re-appointed or re-elected for one further term of office.
(4) The board may co-opt up to two additional members, on condition that the board shall always ensure by the use of its power of co-optation that the overall range of activities and concerns is as fully represented within the total membership of the board as is reasonably practicable.
(5) The broad functions of the board shall be to oversee, manage and regulate the School and OSBS Limited’s strategy, budgets and senior appointments, and make such recommendations to the University as appropriate.
(6) The board shall delegate the day-to-day running of the School to the Peter Moores Dean.
5. (1) There shall be a Saïd Business School Global Leadership Council consisting of:
(a) the Vice-Chancellor;
(b) a person appointed by the Benefactor or his successor in title;
(c) the Peter Moores Dean of the Saïd Business School;
(d) the Associate Dean of Executive Education;
(e) a senior member of the School’s leadership;
(f) the Chief Operating Officer;
and not fewer than fifteen persons drawn from the international business community, appointed by the School Board, following a nominations process carried out by the Chair of the Saïd Business School Global Leadership Council and in consultation with the Dean.
(2) The Saïd Business School Global Leadership Council shall appoint a chair from among its members.
(3) The period of office for appointed members shall be three years. Appointed members may be re-appointed for one further term of office.
(4) The functions of the Saïd Business School Global Leadership Council shall be to advise the School Board on the needs of the business community in respect of business education, research, and training, corporate engagement and careers. The members of the Saïd Business School Global Leadership Council will individually and collectively leverage their own knowledge and expertise to inform, challenge, and debate the School’s strategy, as articulated by the School Board.
6. These regulations may be modified or replaced in whole or in part by further regulations or statutes, so long as such modification or replacement has first been approved by:
(1) in the case of regulations 1–3 and 5-6 by a four-fifths majority; and
(2) in the case of regulation 4 by a simple majority. and in this regulation, “majority” means a majority of either:
(a) the Trustees of the Saïd Business School Foundation; or
(b) if there is a sole corporate trustee of the Saïd Business School Foundation, then the directors of that sole corporate trustee.