Regent's appoints Dan Lanigan as new Chief Commercial Officer

Regent’s University London is pleased to announce that Dan Lanigan will join the University as the Chief Commercial Officer on 25 April 2022.

An alumnus of Georgetown University, Dan brings 25 years of professional experience across a range of senior marketing, digital and commercial roles.  His formative years were spent as a consultant with KPMG and then as a Director at AOL during the early stages of the digital revolution. He later became Head of e-Commerce Product Management at Thomas Cook, Director of Digital CX at Avis Budget Group International, and then International Marketing Director for global entertainment group, Topgolf.

As Chief Commercial Officer, Dan will be responsible for driving the University’s commercial growth. He will lead the core commercial teams comprising Regent’s sales and marketing function and our various ancillary businesses.

Vice-Chancellor & CEO at Regent’s University London, Professor Geoff Smith, said: ‘I’m thrilled that Dan is joining Regent’s at this important point in our journey. Dan brings a wealth of global, senior experience and will be invaluable in burnishing the Regent’s brand and driving our enrolment growth.’

Chief Commercial Officer, Dan Lanigan, said: ‘I’m honoured to be joining the leadership team at Regent’s. The ambitious vision for the university is extremely impressive, as is the dynamic, customer-centric culture being created. I’m excited about the opportunity to leverage my experience in a new sector. I look forward to building strong relationships, unlocking new opportunities, and delivering improved financial performance while accelerating the transformation.’