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croney Professor Paul Croney
Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Teesside University
Professor Croney became Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Teesside University on 1 May 2015.
Bob Cryan Professor Bob Cryan
Vice-Chancellor at the University of Huddersfield
Professor Cryan took up the post as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Huddersfield in 2007. He is also proud to be a graduate of the university.
Alistair Fitt Professor Alistair Fitt
Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University
Professor Fitt is the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University. Alistair was previously Pro Vice-Chancellor at Oxford Brookes and had a remit that covered all research and knowledge exchange at the university.
Graham Galbraith Professor Graham Galbraith
Vice-Chancellor at the University of Portsmouth
Professor Galbraith took up the post as Vice-Chancellor at the University of Portsmouth in 2013. He was previously the Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Hertfordshire.
Peter-Horrocks-website-crop1 Peter Horrocks
Vice-Chancellor of the Open University
Peter took up the post of Vice-Chancellor of the Open University in May 2015. He joined OU after a career spanning three decades with the BBC, including from 2009 – 2014 as director of the BBC’s World Service.
debra-humphris-hs Professor Debra Humphris
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Brighton
Professor Debra Humphris joined the University of Brighton on 1 December 2015 from Imperial College London where she held the positions of Pro-Rector (Education) and Vice Provost (Education) since 2012.
Chris_Husbands cropped Professor Chris Husbands
Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University
Professor Husbands is a university leader, academic, educationist and public servant. He has been Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University since January 2016.
john-latham Professor John Latham
Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer at Coventry University and Chair of University Alliance
Professor Latham was appointed Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University in 2014. Prior to this, he was Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Business Development, overseeing all industrial-academic link activities.
julie-lydon-hs Professor Julie Lydon
Vice-Chancellor of the University of South Wales and Deputy Chair of University Alliance
Professor Lydon took up the position of Vice-Chancellor of the University in 2013. She became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glamorgan in 2010 where she previously held the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor.
David Maguire Professor David Maguire
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich
Professor Maguire became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Greenwich in October 2011. David was previously Pro Vice-Chancellor at Birmingham City University. He is an acknowledged expert in computer mapping and geographic information systems.
Helen Marshall Professor Helen Marshall
Vice-Chancellor at University of Salford
Professor Marshall was appointed Acting Vice-Chancellor at the University of Salford in January 2015. Helen had been Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University since 2013 and was Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of South Wales (previously University of Glamorgan) prior to this.
Quintin Mckellar Professor Quintin McKellar
Vice-Chancellor at the University of Hertfordshire
Professor McKellar became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hertfordshire in January 2011. He was previously Principal of The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) of the University of London.
VC Edward Peck Professor Edward Peck
Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University and Treasurer of University Alliance
Professor Peck became Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University in 2014 from the University of Birmingham where he was Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Social Sciences.
Professor Petts - Nov 15 Professor Judith Petts
Vice-Chancellor & Chief Executive of Plymouth University
Professor Petts was appointed Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive in February 2016.
Professor Malcolm Press
Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University
Malcolm Press is Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University, having worked previously at the Universities of Birmingham, Sheffield and Manchester.
stevenspier Professor Steven Spier
Acting Vice-Chancellor at Kingston University
Professor Spier was appointed as Acting Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University in October 2016.
Picture 1457 Professor Mary Stuart
Vice-Chancellor at the University of Lincoln
Professor Stuart joined the University of Lincoln in 2009 Mary has a strong track record in all aspects of University management having been Deputy Vice Chancellor at Kingston University for 4 years.
Professor Mike Thomas
Vice-Chancellor at the University of Central Lancashire Professor Mike Thomas joined the University of Central Lancashire in 2014 from the University of Chester, where he was Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) for four years.
Professor Nigel Weatherill
Vice-Chancellor & Chief Executive of Liverpool John Moores University University
Professor Weatherill has been the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Liverpool John Moores University since September 2011. In 2003 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Professor Steve West
Vice-Chancellor of University of the West of England
Professor West trained as a Podiatrist and Podiatric Surgeon in London, working in the NHS and private sector. He held a number of academic and leadership roles before becoming Vice-Chancellor of UWE in 2008.
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