Professor Edward Peck
Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University
Professor Peck joined 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 Peck graduated from the University of Bristol with a BA in Philosophy and joined the National Health Service (NHS) graduate management training scheme in 1982.
After undertaking a number of senior posts in the NHS, he joined the Centre for Mental Health Services Development in 1992, becoming director in 1994. He then joined King’s College London in 1995 to pursue this role full-time. Two years later he was awarded his PhD.
In October 2002, Professor Peck moved to the University of Birmingham as director of the Health Services Management Centre and subsequently took up the role of Head of the School of Public Policy in 2006. He was appointed Head of the College of Social Sciences in January 2008, undertaking a lead role in developing the University’s relationship with its partners in the public and private sectors and with responsibility for its strategy in China.
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