Donald Sloan is Chair and Founder of the Oxford Cultural Collective, which uses food, drink and hospitality as catalysts for positive social change. He oversees a wide range of projects focused on community and environmental regeneration, promoting the value of diversity and inclusion and enhancing the quality and impact of higher education.
Prior to founding the Oxford Cultural Collective, Donald Sloan was Head of the Oxford School of Hospitality Management at Oxford Brookes University, a position he held from 2003 to 2017. In this position he was responsible for all aspects of the School’s activity, including the student experience, academic research, external impact, relationships with industry and alumni and international reputation. Throughout his tenure the school received many plaudits, including being ranked in the top three hospitality schools the world in 2016 at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards.
Donald is Chair of the Jane Grigson Trust, a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality and an Honorary Fellow of the Council for Hospitality Management Education. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Higher Education Management from University College London.