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Jazmin Hernandez

Lesley Constantinou

Rachel Bell

Yong Shen


Yong joined Magdalen College as Bursar in late November 2022. He has more than 25 years of professional and executive management experience in a variety of international businesses in the UK, Europe, the USA and Asia. He has worked in energy, real estate, investment management and higher education sectors.

Yong is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute. He read Economics and Management at Earlham College (USA) where he received College Honours and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He later obtained a master’s in international finance at the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands) and an MBA from London Business School (UK). He’s also fluent in Chinese and Japanese.

Yong leads Finance, HR, Estate and Endowment Management functions and is also Data Protection Officer at the College. He lives in Oxford with his wife and three children.

Mrs Penny Johnson


BA (Hons) Applied Social Science (Kingston Polytechnic), Post-Graduate Diploma in Housing (Oxford Brookes University).

My background is in housing management and I have worked for local authorities and housing associations in London and Oxford. I joined Magdalen College in 2011 and am based in the Conference and Accommodation Office in the Home Bursary.

Role in the College

Assisting the Conference and Accommodation Manager in managing the allocation of student accommodation, booking College functions, managing Conferences, events and Summer School bookings.