Regent's appoints Jyoti Bird as new Chief Commercial Officer

Regent’s is pleased to announce that Jyoti Bird, has joined the University as the Chief Commerical Officer.  

Jyoti has previously held a range of senior brand, marketing and commercial roles across telecoms, financial services, FMCG and the public sector. Joining Regent’s from National Rail where she was Director of Marketing, Propositions, Partnerships & Insights.  

This newly created role has been designed to drive the University’s commercial growth through new product and partnership development. 

Vice-Chancellor & CEO of Regent’s University London, Professor Geoff Smith, said: ‘We are delighted that Jyoti is joining Regent’s and taking on this new role. Jyoti brings a wealth of senior experience and will be central to accelerating Regent’s commercial growth and development’.     

Chief Commercial Officer, Jyoti Bird, explained: ‘Regent’s is undergoing an exciting transformation that will benefit the customer, the student, most of all. I was drawn to Geoff’s and Galileo Global Education’s (GGE) vision of building a careers-oriented and entrepreneurial university that focuses on developing connections and experiences much needed by today’s globally minded students. This commitment to building careers, not just awarding degrees, is close to my heart and I look forward to bringing my experience and leadership to Regent’s. I am also excited by the investment and being part of the network of global education providers in the GGE group’. 

Jyoti will use her experience from various senior roles to lead the core commercial teams - including Regent’s Enrolment Management function and various ancillary businesses - and will be instrumental in delivering a high-growth portfolio and partnership strategy.