Hartpury College
Mr Russell Marchants

Mr. Russell Marchant - Chief Executive and Principal

Russell joined the College in September 2012 as Chief Executive and Principal after having held a similar position for 12 years at a land based college in Scotland. Russell graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in agriculture and has spent thirty years in land based education during which time he gained an MBA.

He has a keen interest in sport and played rugby for his local club in Scotland before becoming President and Director of Rugby of the club which rose to Premiership level. Russell sits “in attendance” on the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee, the Quality, Enhancement and Standards Committee and the Search and Governance Committee.