Elected: 2017
Discipline: Philosophy, Theology and Law
The Right Honourable Dame Elish Frances Angiolini DBE, QC FRSE

Principal of St Hugh's College, University of Oxford.

Before taking on her current roles as Principal of St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford, and as Chancellor of the University of the West of Scotland, Dame Elish Angiolini pursed a career in Scottish Law. She has been Head of Policy in the Crown Office, Procurator Fiscal for Grampian and the Highlands and Islands, Solicitor General and Lord Advocate of Scotland. Since moving to Oxford, Elish has continued her interest in public law policy and human rights, leading a number of investigations and enquiries in both Scotland and England and Wales.