Our People

Alumni Perspectives

St Edmund Hall has seen a range of notable alumni from the 17th century onwards (visit our Wiki page for the impressive list). Here a small selection of Aularians talk about how they came to join the Hall and how their experiences here have shaped their careers to date.

Samira Ahmed

Samira
Ahmed

1986, English
Journalist, Writer and Broadcaster

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Anna  Botting

Anna
Botting

1986, Geography
News Presenter, Sky News

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The Rt Hon Sir  Stanley  Burnton

Stanley
Burnton

1961, Jurisprudence
Arbitrator, One Essex Court

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Catherine Canning

Catherine
Canning

2013, Jurisprudence (with Law in Europe)
Access Officer, Mansfield College, Oxford

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Dr Xin Hui Chan

Xin Hui
Chan

2004, Medicine
Doctor, John Radcliffe Hospital

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Linda Davies

Linda
Davies

1982, PPE
Author

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Dr Tony Doyle

Tony
Doyle

1959, Chemistry
Chairman and Technical Director, Doyle & Tratt Products Ltd (Varilight)

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Jonathan Fisher

Jonathan
Fisher

2007, Modern Languages (Russian)
Executive Producer, Company Pictures

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Terry  Jones

Terry
Jones

1961, English Language and Literature
Actor, Writer, Comedian

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Jenny  Rainsford

Jenny
Rainsford

2004, English
Actress

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Sir Mark Sedwill

Mark
Sedwill

1987, MPhil Economics
UK Cabinet Secretary and National Security Adviser

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Alyn Shipton

Alyn
Shipton

1972, English
Broadcaster and Writer

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Sir Keir Starmer

Keir
Starmer

1985, BCL
Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras and Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

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Dan Thompson

Dan
Thompson

1979, PPE
Founder and Chair, Gold Challenge

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