Candidate for the position of Student Trustee

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Paddy McCaughey

An Experienced Voice


Student trustees sit on the governing body of the Students’ Union and make important legal and financial decisions that affect your experience at Kings.

Experience & Skills

  • Completing MA in Education Management at King's
  • Legal & governance experience (LLB Law & worked in corporate law as a graduate)
  • Understanding of finance and governance in education (Teacher for 6 years , Head of Year, Subject Leader)
  • Understanding of the issues that impact students
  • Assistant Director of the Washington Ireland Program, 2016
  • Currently a Learning Designer at a professional services firm in the City
  • Co-lead of LGBT Network in the UK for my employer

As student trustee I will:

  • Make objective decisions that keeps the student experience at the heart of what we do
  • Use my passion for education to ensure we continue to be a center of excellence now and in the future
  • Be transparent and accountable for the decisions made by the Board
  • Ensure the voice of the student body is heard
  • Enter the boardroom with confidence and ready to support and challenge  KCLSU
  • Promote inclusion and diversity 

A bit about Paddy...

Originally from Northern Ireland, Paddy is a postgraduate student completing an MA in Education Management alongside a full-time job. Paddy urges you to vote for him, an experienced voice, ready to have difficult conversations & make the right decisions at KCLSU!