Calum Miller is Chief Operating Officer and Associate Dean of administration. Calum works closely with the Dean and senior faculty to set the School’s strategic direction. He leads the School’s administrative staff in implementing the strategy and in supporting the teaching, research and policy engagement activities of the School.
Calum is the Co-Director of Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE), a multi-country, seven-year research programme seeking to identify what works in shaping systems that can deliver high-quality education for all students. Calum teaches professional policy skills within the School, and is the convenor of a seminar series on UK Public Policy Making.
Prior to joining the School in 2012, Calum was a senior UK civil servant. Over a 13-year career, he worked in the Treasury, the Cabinet Office, the Foreign Office and the Department for International Development. Most recently, he served successively as Principal Private Secretary to the Cabinet Secretary and head of the UK Civil Service (2009-10) and to the Deputy Prime Minister (2010-12).
Calum holds a first class BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and an MPhil in International Relations (with Distinction) from Oxford University. From 2003-2005, he was a research associate of the Global Economic Governance Programme and published on the impact of financial crises in developing countries.