The title of this article is conjectural. Although it is based on canonical information, the actual name is a conjecture and may be supplanted at any time by additional information released from canonical sources.
"I see the Master as a man having terrible choices to make; whatever he chooses will do harm, but maybe if he does the right thing, a little less harm will come about than if he chooses wrong."
This man had the position of Master of Jordan College. His dæmon had the form of a raven.
The Master attempted to dispose of Lord Asriel by poisoning a decanter of Tokay which Asriel was to drink. He sat next to the Librarian when Asriel made his presentation and unsuccessfully attempted to argue against funding the Lord's next expedition.