Ronald Milne holds an M.A. in Library and Information Studies (University of London), as well as an M.A. Honours in German from the University of Edinburgh and an M.A. from the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, a member of the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Mr Milne has more than 30 years of working experience. Most recently, Mr Milne was a George Lyndon Hicks Fellow with the National Library of Singapore, where he developed a framework for the development of Singapore and Southeast Asia collections, as well as advising the Library’s directorate and senior staff. Prior to this, Ronald had leadership roles with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage (New Zealand) and the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand. Mr Milne has also held library leadership positions in the UK at Oxford University Library Services (now the Bodleian Libraries) and the British Library. He is familiar with the collegiate environment, having worked at Trinity College Cambridge and having been a Fellow of Wolfson College Oxford.
As the Dean of Educational Resources and Technology, Mr Milne will provide leadership for four key areas namely Library, Educational Technology, Arts and Media, as well as Information Technology Services. Mr Milne is also a member of the College’s Cabinet, an essential part of the College’s leadership team, making decisions across the College.